Business Standard on Cricket

For an out and out business daily, the Business Standard shows that their competence extends to writing about sport as well – something that a lot of mainstream white papers struggle to do. Check out this editorial about Dravid’s resignation.

The key issue in deciding who will be captain is to be able to distinguish between playing ability and managerial ability. It is rare for one player to have both in equal measure. Usually, the good players make bad captains and indeed, start playing badly as well. A good cricketing brain and a will to win along with some people skills is what?s needed in a good captain, not necessarily great batting or bowling excellence.

It’s sad that the Business Standard doesn’t publish it’s Sunday edition outside of Delhi, and hence most of the readers who don’t live in Delhi would’ve missed out on this. ?

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