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The cliché-bending sardar spinners

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One of the great clichés in India is that Sikhs are more about brawn than brain. That there are hardly any sardar intellectuals, nor is there much of an intellectual culture amongst the majority of them adds to the jibe. Though partly true, like all clichés, its disproving (and exceptions) is quite spectacular, and nowhere is it better achieved than in cricket. More precisely, when it comes to spinners.


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