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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.

27-Nov-2017 Of Kohli, double centuries, and captaincy

With his recent two hundred against Sri Lanka, Kohli has joined an elite club of batsmen with 5 double centuries in Test.

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24-Nov-2017 Then and now in the City of Joy

The India vs Sri Lanka Test in Kolkata brought back memories of the miraculous 2001 Test against Australia.

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17-Oct-2017 It's not just about taking wickets

The career of Ashish Nehra has been a lesson in how a bowler can make a difference even without taking bagfuls of wickets.

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25-Sep-2017 A milestone in sight for Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is within striking distance of 10,000 runs in ODIs, and he deserves to get there.

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14-Sep-2017 Virat Kohli: 30 before 30

Having scored 30 ODI centuries before he has turned 30, Kohli should now set his sights on greater targets.

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08-Sep-2017 Down memory lane in the Lions' den

For more than 30 years, the world has witnessed exciting Test cricket when India have toured Sri Lanka.

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10-Aug-2017 Ashwin and the 2000-200 club

Ravichandran Ashwin is one of the fastest all rounders to make 2000 runs and take 200 wickets in Tests.

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20-Jul-2017 The Ladies' Raj

The Indian women's cricket team have the chance to do what the men could not and win an ODI trophy this year.

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18-Jul-2017 Coach, don't encroach

Appointing a coach to a cricket team, especially the Indian team, is largely a shot in the dark.

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12-Jul-2017 From Fletcher and Houghton to Cremer

A brief history of Zimbabwe's captains, and a hope for a recovery in Zimbabwe cricket.

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