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It was an evening that I will long remember. We talked and joked and laughed our way through drinks and a choice of wonderful appetizers (and later dinner) in her cozy home that I had always admired f...
I did not play for my country, but I did play for my state--cricket, basketball and athletics. My first state tournament was at the age of 12, representing Karnataka in the first ever Under 15 Cricket Nationals. My last was representing Karnataka in basketball for the Senior Nationals at the age of 20, before I moved to Mumbai to pursue my postgraduate degree. Our lives as sportspersons were filled with sordid tales.