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Indian cricket on a downward spiral

Shiv Visvanathan, in Deccan Chronicle, explains how the troubles Indian cricket faces in recent times and the silence of reputed voices has left him jaded

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Is India's connection with fans failing?

Tanya Aldred, in the Telegraph, ponders how the BCCI's stringent control of players talking to the media is hurting the fans from connecting with this new Indian team

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Cricket makes 'a fool of itself'

hloe Saltau, writing in the Sydney Morning Herald, says the support Srinivasan has received from other ICC members does not improve the game's image when it comes to fighting corruption.

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India cricket

'All investigations till now are independent silos'

In an interview with the Week, former Delhi Police commissioner Neeraj Kumar shares his views on the fixing scandal of IPL 2013 and the ongoing probe led by Justice Mukul Mudgal

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BCCI should do better to restore fans' faith - Bhogle

Harsha Bhogle, in his column for Indian Express highlights the need for a long tournament like the IPL to be better vigilant against spot-fixing to ensure the fans' support remains

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Mudgal panel a welcome change

Pradeep Magazine, in the Hindustan Times, recalls an investigation into Indian cricketers that took place 17 years ago with regards to a similar kind of scandal that is presently cloaked over the IPL

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To thwart BCCI stalling

Suresh Menon, in Wisden India believes it is high time that professional investigative agencies stepped in and took control of the IPL spot-fixing scandal

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The conflicts of interest that hamper Gavaskar

Sandipan Deb, in the Mint, writes that Sunil Gavaskar can only maintain his personal authority in his role as the interim BCCI chief if he resolves his own conflict-of-interest issues

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Keeping control of Indian sport within the family

In Tehelka, V Krishnaswamy profiles N Srinivasan and N Ramachandran, who control hold the most coveted positions in Indian sport as heads of the BCCI and Indian Olympic Association respectively

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'Power behind the throne'

Anjali Doshi, in Open explores the rise of Sundar Raman, a man who is not readily associated with power, but is the source of BCCI's financial might