March 10, 2006

Indian cricket

India's new Mr Cricket looking to bottom line

The Surfer

Anybody who doubts India is one of the most nakedly capitalist societies in the world should have watched Lalit Modi, the new power-broker in Indian cricket, at work yesterday. The second Test was about to start but the talk was not of the cricket but of the commercial clout about to make India the game's powerhouse.

The new BCCI regime is to turn Indian cricket into a powerful business animal,says David Hopps of The Guardian.


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