For the last 10 years, the silence of a pliant media, BCCI and cricketing community allowed Azhar to do all the talking. And unlike before, when the in-depth analysis on Azhar's CBI confessions were only available in the print media or nascent Indian internet, the "improved" version of his story has reached a much wider audience, thanks to increasing social media penetration and rent-a-mob Twitter and Facebook fans. Now, before the film Azhar becomes the pinnacle of his attempt to rewrite the story, it's time to dust off some facts.
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I’m convinced that most if not all mainstream biopics tend to be hagiographies, at least to some extent. After all, if a major production house is willing to finance a movie with many crores at stake,...
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World number one Novak Djokovic said a member of his staff was approached about fixing a match early in his career, and he questioned whether betting companies should be allowed to sponsor big tennis...
Despite the Delhi High Court dropping the spot-fixing charges against S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan, the BCCI had decided that it will not revoke its ban on the three players. However, just a ban feels incomplete doesn't it? Is it enough? It hasn't been in the past. Here is a thought. We've taken away their ability to play cricket, but let's go all the way and erase them altogether from our memory.