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Akash Banerjee

Broadcast professional and author

Akash Banerjee is a broadcast professional and Author of Tales from Shining and Sinking India.
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Why I Will Root For Pakistan In The First World Cup Tie

Never mind the fact that Pakistani cricket fans have been appalled by the advertisement that mocks them; this sort of marketing gimmick builds a mythical halo of invincibility around India, turning a fortuitous statistic into a god given right of India to beat Pakistan in every world cup encounter. Sooner or later the law of probability will catch up and there will be hell to pay for the losing Indian team. The sledging, mind games and quotes against each other's teams have already started between team India and Pakistan. It won't get any pretty on the field either.
15/02/2015 11:06 AM IST