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tough being a fan

So the Sunrisers Hyderabad, the team I was supporting, lost to the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the very last over. It’s very uncomfortable, painful even, when you are an onlooker and unable to participate, either by physical effort or verbal coaching.

 

I thought Nick was getting more and more depressed and angry with on-field tactics. He complained loudly when Shikhar Dhawan chose to bowl Darren Sammy instead of Irfan Pathan. He fumed at Dale Steyn who seemed to have Read the rest

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sadness over CBC cuts

While researching something unrelated, I came across reports of the CBC cutbacks announced earlier this month. I have a short, but pretty intense kneejerk reaction when I hear about my old workplace. I instantly see faces and hear voices I hadn’t thought of, remember old fears and grievances, breathe a sigh of relief knowing I’ve moved on, and wonder idly what it must be like working there now. I left in 2001, a few cutbacks ago. I think my former … Read the rest

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