Last afternoon, a prominent sports administrator in India wished the country’s apex court “all the best” in a video message on Twitter that has gone viral.
Now, why is this striking? Surely there’s nothing absurd in a good luck wish.
Unless it is what it is.
Anurag Thakur, who until yesterday was the chief of India’s largest sports body — the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) that manages the country’s most popular sport — was removed from the post by the Supreme Court on charges of corruption.
Not only that, the Court also sacked the BCCI’s top brass for being too old to run the organisation. Read more…