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Anand Vasu

Freelance Cricket Writer — Freelance
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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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Jun 20, 2017

@scarletrun Rift is not equal to serious disagreements. Rift is rift.

Jun 20, 2017

@scarletrun There's a problem and a clear breakdown. But not a rift, based on what the word rift actually means.

Jun 20, 2017

@scarletrun Opinions can be formed on any basis. Assuming they're always a result of some basis is dangerous.

Jun 20, 2017

@scarletrun I agree. But that does not a rift make. Words have meanings. Can't be used randomly.

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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.