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Loss Of Innocence

Loss Of Innocence

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Loss Of Innocence The Hindu

Mackay, a city in Queensland, is the sugar capital of Australia, informs Wikipedia with usual lack of fanfare. Twenty-two years ago, Indians and Sri Lankans landed there for a World Cup match. Only two deliveries were bowled before rain washed the game away.

Those of us who were there filed away a nugget for future trivia quizzes: Kapil Dev opened the batting for India, but didn’t get to face a ball.

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