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It's 7.30 am in the morning in Berkeley, California, and England has finally lost their last wicket for a huge score of 487. The phrase is "lost their wicket".

That's when the apple really dropped on my Newtonian head. I understood clearly that cricket in India is not a sport. It is nothing but show business. In fact it is similar in many respects to Bollywood, Tollywood and Mollywood.

The only person who has pointed this out is Sunil Gavaskar, possibly the last Indian captain and player to understand strategy in cricket and the only person in the media to realise that one-day ...