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Vaneisa: Taking liberties; the issue with Winford James’ ‘loose hypothesis’ on Indian/Hindi names

Having admitted that he hardly knows anything about ‘sub-continental Indian/Hindi naming conventions’, Winford James proceeded to write a column in last Sunday’s Guardian that revealed that he did not even bother to inform himself before presenting readers with an interpretation that was breathtakingly appalling. Declaring that he is ‘a big, …

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McWatt: ‘Father figure’ Pollard’s perfect timing puts Pooran in pole position; will Hetmyer step up as deputy?

As almost everyone connected with the sport in even the remotest manner would have heard by now, West Indies allrounder Kieron Pollard has announced his immediate retirement from international cricket. Pollard’s 20 April announcement, which came as a major surprise to most, has now created some very interesting possibilities for …

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