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Anand Vasu

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Freelance Cricket Writer — Freelance

Freelance cricket writer. Cricinfo, Hindustan Times, Sports Illustrated India, Wisden India and more at anandoncricket.com

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Biography

Anand spent nearly a decade with Cricinfo before becoming the first Chief Cricket Writer of an Indian national daily, with the Hindustan Times newspaper in Delhi. A brief stint as Deputy Editor of Sports Illustrated India was followed by his appointment at Wisden, for whom he writes the much anti...

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@NeilManthorp Some of the most unplayable balls ever bowled are the ones that hit a crack on an otherwise true pitch!
RT @NeilManthorp: Mitchell Starc is a brilliant fast bowler. The ball which bowled James Vince was a freak, a fluke. The best deliver…
@Saj_PakPassion @PakPassion Just because he’s standing behind the stumps with big gloves on it’s not fair to accuse Kamran Akmal of being a wicketkeeper. Just not done.
Even the most autocratic BCCI presidents had to carry state associations with them. The appointed CEO has no such compunctions as is obvious from these statements: https://t.co/fmY6l0j54e Here's my take: https://t.co/xQByA5pQwa @RJohri @bcci @EconomicTimes #cricket #fb
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter at Cricinfo, then a start-up cricket website in a country with almost no Internet access.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Only for fun. A portable one.

How is social media changing news?

It's becoming news.