ON the sports home page of the print edition of the Times of India of April 14, there was a sponsored (by Orient Fans; possible tagline: Spreading hot air for decades) column by Sunil Gavaskar.
It was horribly butchered by some desk jockey, with sentences arbitrarily chopped and trains of thought unilaterally derailed, but some content survived the butchery. And in those mangled grafs I found this (emphasis mine):
Pune’s impressive run was halted by the grassy pitch at Mohali. Having seen mayhem with the bat in just the previous match, cricket lovers would have realized as soon as they saw the Mohali pitch that the ball was going to do the talking, and that meant a low-scoring game. It served the purpose and Punjab got onto the points table, but it will be interesting to see if they keep a similar pitch against teams that have a better pace attack than Pune.Read More »from Death to all bowlers
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