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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.

12-Feb-2018 Of cricket, challenges and cups of chai

Interviews with Assam Coach Lalchand Rajput & Captain Gokul Sharma.

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08-Feb-2018 Slow and steady, the Dravid way

Rahul Dravid has used his patience and perseverance to succeed and help the Under-19 India side succeed.

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18-Jan-2018 Lungi brings down India

A post-mortem of India's 2nd Test and series loss against South Africa, and a look at South Africa's bright future.

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11-Jan-2018 Reflections on India's 1st Test

Taking some Good Hope from the Cape, before moving northwards to face South Africa at Centurion.

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05-Jan-2018 Rohit Sharma: Needed in all 3 formats

With a number of strong recent performances, Rohit makes his case for fulfilling his potential in all formats of the game.

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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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