October 24, 2010

Indian cricket

Dhoni's Jharkhand experiencing change

Cricket in the Indian state of Jharkhand, which has produced MS Dhoni and Saurabh Tiwary, has remained mired in the shackles of mediocrity. However, Aditya Iyer writes in the Indian Express that things are slowly changing, with numerous local academies being set up across the state to nurture talent.

While the bleached-blond-long-haired men have brought national interest to the region, the pair still remain unable to inspire their fellow state players to raise the bar on the domestic field.

Setting up nurseries of cricket is the unanimous answer.

RELATED LINKS

© ESPN Sports Media Ltd.