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IPL, the perfect relaxant post-World Cup

After the 28-year wait it's only natural that India's World Cup triumph will leave a lasting legacy in the cricket-crazy country says Boria Majumdar, writing in the Times of India. The IPL meanwhile, he says, couldn't have come at a better time for Indian cricket. While player fatigue is surely a factor, crowd or viewer fatigue is no longer a serious issue in the World Cup aftermath.
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Evaluating the IPL's second season

Sports / Cricket : The Surfer Cricket (6 years ago)

Boria Majumdar, in his column on, assesses this year's IPL, it's positives and the areas where organizers need to work more to ensure another success in 2010. In fact, for sixty plus years since independence, India hasn... Read Post

Why Indian players could become pariahs

Sports / Cricket : The Surfer Cricket (5 years ago)

The refusal of India's cricketers to sign up to WADA rules and the endorsement by the country's cricket authorities mirror the realities of Indian sport. Boria Majumdar writing for the BBC website, believes the lack of an Olympic sp... Read Post

Is India the true home of cricket?

Sports / Cricket : The Surfer Cricket (4 years ago)

Indian fans need to embrace the World Cup in its totality, writes Boria Majumdar in the Times of India. Packing the stands for the India games alone is not enough, he says. It is a given that the India matches will be played to pack... Read Post

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