For 22 years now, Wasim Jaffer has virtually owned domestic cricket’s 22-yards. His Test career, though, was short and underwhelming. The Indian Express caught up with the batsman after Vidarbha’s Ranji Trophy-winning campaign and found a man at peace with himself.
This second-innings fifty must rate as one of his best moments for the state. On a wearing pitch, after all the specialist batsmen had gone, Shreyas Gopal took responsibility and guided the lower order and took a well-earned dip in the swimming pool in the evening.
Hardik Pandya and K L Rahul’s comments on Koffee With Karan, which led to them being suspended and called home from Australia, gives a peek into Indian cricket, its young players and the ecosystem of stardom, glamour and big bucks.
His relationship with Tendulkar in itself offers a glimpse into the world of Achrekar. Once he realised the talent and passion of the curly-haired kid, he immersed Tendulkar into his dreamy cricket bubble.