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Episode 166 October 9, 2021

Game Time: The problem with the ‘Spirit of the Game’ in cricket

Indian cricket Ravichandran Ashwin has often been called ‘disgraceful’ for not following the ‘Spirit of the Game’. But what exactly is the spirit of the game? Is it really necessary? And does it create more problems than it solves?

In this episode, hosts Gaurav Bhatt and Mihir Vasavda talk about the mythical construct of the ‘spirit’, discuss various examples of when it has been known to be violated, and how it operates in other sports.


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Game Time: The problem with the ‘Spirit of the Game’ in cricketIndian cricket Ravichandran Ashwin has often been called ‘disgraceful’ for not following the 'Spirit of the Game'. But what exactly is the spirit of the game? Is it really necessary? And does it create more problems than it solves? In this episode, hosts Gaurav Bhatt and Mihir Vasavda talk about the mythical construct of the ‘spirit’, discuss various examples of when it has been known to be violated, and how it operates in other sports. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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