He looked crestfallen and dejected. His voice sounded like mournful cawing of the crow. “Buck up'' I said. “India has no dearth of talent. With every IPL you get a new find. See the world of good it has done. It has money twisters and cricket baiters, sloggers... wham, they can hit the ball hard. T-20 is not a game it is a veritable blitzereig''.??
“What's that?'' he asked. “The German technique of attack in world war two”. “But what has that to do with cricket? '' he asked. “Attack is the best form of defence my friend'' I said soberly. “And anyway” my friend continued. ''I thought of something on the lines of IPL. But I have to give it up.” “What would you call it?'' I asked, containing my amusement. “DPL”. “Despite Poverty Line”!
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