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Boria Majumdar

Boria Majumdar is a sports journalist and author

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Sports
Playing to the Galleries

…minus the spectators

18 November 2011
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Books
Kabul Express

A fascinating account of the Afghan cricket team’s journey to the international arena

03 November 2011
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Books
The Two Faces of Bishan Singh Bedi

The Two Faces of Bishan Singh Bedi In a country where biographies are akin to hagiographies, Suresh Menon’s book on the spin bowler is refreshingly objective

28 October 2011
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Sports
India’s Boxing Revolution

Why this could prove to be a story of sporting success you can count on

14 October 2011
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Books
Cricket’s Bad Boy

Shoaib Akhtar’s autobiography is a bitter man’s rant against his more accomplished peers

02 October 2011
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Sports
Indian Cricket 2.0

That Indian cricket needs reforms is now widely acknowledged. But as much as some good ideas, what it will take to fix it is a stiff dose of intent

02 September 2011
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Sports
Race to the Bottom

India’s bitter humiliation in England raises serious questions about the priorities of our cricketing establishment

18 August 2011
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Sports
The Art of Excess

The English media has an unmatched talent for hyperbole. And when they are in the zone, even bald facts can take a ride

03 August 2011
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Sports
The 100 That Wasn’t

The could-have-beens are as big a part of cricket lore as its many records. The century Sachin did not get at Lord’s will perhaps make it more memorable. Like Bradman’s last innings duck

28 July 2011
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Sports
The Enemy Within

When crowd support in England is with India, it’s not just that the home team has lost its notional home advantage. It rankles at some deeper level

20 July 2011

Authors

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press

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