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Know Your Offstump

The chairman of selectors is spoiling for a fight. The BCCI might just give him one.

Know Your Offstump
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Know Your Offstump
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Sunny and Ravi

So even as he sulked, he was busy darting off a column to Marathi daily Sakal, incidentally owned by BCCI president Sharad Pawar's kin. Vengsarkar apparently feels the pen is mightier so, instead of speaking with the board directly, has been articulating his thoughts on paper —with thinly veiled threats of quitting the selection panel thrown in. An anonymous selector was even quoted as saying, "We are not servants and can't be treated in such a way. If the gag order continues, some of us may step down." Now, we don't know which selector's views were being aired but since it is Vengsarkar's column, the assumption is the views are also his own.

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