Skill: To get a batsman to play a dot ball at will.
Greater Skill: To get a batsman to hit a six at will.
Skill: To earn money by playing good cricket.
Greater Skill: To earn more money by playing bad cricket.
Skill: To balance matches, training sessions and meetings.
Greater Skill: To balance matches, parties, interviews and franchisee commitments.
Skill: Managing administrators, senior players and commentators as contacts.
Greater Skill: Managing bookies, middlemen and underworld dons as contacts.
Bottomline: International cricket requires skills, but IPL requires greater skills.
© Sunil Rajguru