Harsha Bhogle Speaks His Mind on the Media Attitude towards Indian Cricket

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Harsha Bhogle is a commentator and journalist beloved by Indian cricket fans for his love of the sport. In a recent Facebook post, however, he seemed disillusioned with the negativity that now permeates Indian sports media.

Indian cricket commentator and journalist Harsha Bhogle has been talking cricket over two decades. Beloved by Indian cricket fans, his love for the sport and the joy he takes in discussing it is self-evident.

Recently, however, he seemed disillusioned by the negativity of Indian sports media. In a post on Facebook, Bhogle spoke about the upsetting trend of journalists seeking only sensational “one-liners” that almost never reveal the whole truth.

“I have always thought of sport as joy. I fear that that sentiment can never get me a job on the evening news.” – Harsha Bhogle

Here is his entire post on Facebook:

I have just returned from a media event to promote India’s tour to Australia on Star Sports and I am very disturbed….

Posted by Harsha Bhogle on Wednesday, 23 December 2015

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