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Venkatesh Govindarajan

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About Me

G Venkatesh (born 1972) is a senior lecturer in Energy and Environment, at Karlstad University in Sweden. He holds a PhD in Industrial Ecology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, a Masters in Industrial Ecology from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and Technical University of Munich (Germany) and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Mumbai (India). He worked as a journalist in the niche media in Mumbai for a few years in the past, and currently freelances for some magazines and newspapers around the world. He has, on date, published one book of poems on water-related issues, an e-book on cricket and another one on sustainable development. He can be contacted at venkatesh_cg@yahoo.com.

22-Feb-2017 Tempting fate with Kohli's praise

Should we stop praising Virat Kohli, for superstition's sake?

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21-Feb-2017 On cricketing grounds

So many cricketing stadiums! The 1st Test between Ind & Aus wil be played in Pune on 23rd Feb, 2017.

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23-Jan-2017 Leadership is much more than winning matches

Why MS Dhoni gave up his ODI/T20 captaincy may not be clear, but part of his legacy is the growth of Virat Kohli.

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04-Jan-2017 Curtains for some

It’s very difficult for the selectors to pick the best 11 as they have to replace a stopgap who has given an outstanding performance.

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04-Jan-2017 "Cricket Odyssey" - Two journeys converging

This book includes several deftly drawn portraits of great and well beloved cricketers.

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20-Dec-2016 199 - Sorry, try again

KL Rahul is the latest player to end an innings one run short of a double century.

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19-Nov-2016 In Murali's shadow

A brief look at some of the spinners produced by Sri Lanka, including Muralitharan and Herath.

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11-Nov-2016 Root of the English tree

Joe Root is the future of English cricket, and may become one of England's all-time best batsmen.

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09-Nov-2016 Victorious in Perth

South Africa's 3rd consecutive win at the WACA, and a few other victories against Australia.

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09-Nov-2016 Carrying the Bat-thwaite

Kraigg 'Breadth-Width' and other batsmen who have carried the bat through their team's innings.

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