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Anand Vasu

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

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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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May 19, 2017

Whatever the pitch may play like, 107 is unlikely to be enough. #MIvKKR #ipl

May 19, 2017

Uthappa wears one on the pads and the finger goes up quickly. Looked a touch high and perhaps angling down leg. #KKRvMI #IPL

May 19, 2017

Gambhir pierces the cover region with a polished shot. All along the turf. #KKRvMI #IPL

May 19, 2017

Lynn tries to go big but can't clear the big man Pollard at long-on. #KKRvMI #IPL

May 19, 2017

The @KKRiders XI: Narine, Lynn, Rajpoot, Umesh, Gambhir, Coulter-Nile , Chawla, Suryakumar Y, Jaggi, Uthappa, Colin de Grandhomme @KKRiders

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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.