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James Astill is the political editor of The Economist. He was formerly the newspaper's South Asia Bureau Chief, stationed in New Delhi 2007-2010. He has also worked as the newspaper's defence editor, energy and environment editor and Afghanistan correspondent. He has won several journalism awards including America's Gerald R. Ford Prize for Reporting on National Defence, the Grantham Prize for Excellence in Environmental Reporting and a Ramnath Goenka Award for writing on India.

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The Great Tamasha Cricket, Corruption and the Turbulent Rise of Modern India by James Astill
The Great Tamasha Cricket, Corruption and the Turbulent Rise of Modern India
James Astill
Winner of the Cricket Book of the Year at the British Sports Book Awards 2014. The Great Tamasha is the story of modern India told through the glitzy, scandalous and mind-blowingly lucrative Twenty20 cricket tournament, the Indian Premier League....
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2014

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