Prabhudev Konana's article on Indian Premier League (April 23) sought to make respectable a format which had in fact trivialised a popular game and turned it into an undiluted money-making racket. One wondered whether even cricket's most ardent supporters had such healthy expectations. If we were to be guided by the author, the IPL should be treated as the perfect cure for all our ills. Fortunately, The Hindu provided a healthy antidote in the form of P. Sainath's incisive writing (April 17).
Keywords: IPL controversy