June 17, 2007

Indian cricket

Bedi arm-balls Gavaskar

Sriram Veera

"Gavaskar's bete noire Bishan Singh Bedi says the 58-year-old wants to be the ultimate god of Indian cricket, thinks of himself as bigger than the game," writes G Rajaraman in scathing piece at OutlookIndia.

Bedi guffaws when you ask him how Gavaskar has contributed to Indian cricket. "I had a lot of time for his batting but never as a thought leader. You tell me what his contribution has been. He is destructive, there is nothing positive"

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