Very amusing title in an Economic Times article. “Spot The Cricketers Contest” . It’s amazing how our politicians are the first to hog the credit for something they have not done any thing to deserve. Apart from skipper M S Dhoni, no other cricketer got to sit in the first row.
It is reported in the Press that the Dy Chief Minister of Maharashtra spoke about Maratha glory , Shivaji Maharaj etc in his speech – in a function to felicitate India’s Twenty20 World Cup winning team. There were two players from Maharashtra in the team. One who did well, Rohit Sharma and another who did not do much, Ajit Agarkar. Awards of Rs 10 lakhs have been announced for both of them.
In a dig against Mr. Pawar, NCP chief and BCCI big chief “I think we should remind him that it was cricketers who won the cup and not his MLAs. Mr Pawar, it appears, has forgotten this small fact,” said BJP’s Gopinath Munde.