Why single out cricketers for blame? It is better to accept the simple truth that cricket is no longer a sport. Cricket is commerce. As is politics, justice, media — or even religion. The crisis is moral.
The stupidity of the government in its handling of the Telangana crisis is welcome. It just might ignite catalytic events that create opportunity to introduce a fundamental systemic reappraisal and reform.
The Justice Liberhan Commission after 48 extensions was a mountainous enterprise. But this mountain after 17 years of labour produced a stillborn and stinking mouse. Sorry Mr Judge, but you ask to be judged.