"I don't want gold or silver, Eklavya." "Then what, Guruji?" "I want the thumb of your right hand."
her trembling hands couldn't even hold them for a minute. They dropped to the floor and scattered with the wind from the whirring fan. Sweat beads dripped down her forehead and soaked her kurta. "I'll show her!" She grit her teeth and clenched her stubby fingers, digging her long painted nails into her skin.
She wasn't willing to feed more mouths with her family's share. Babies were tender and vulnerable, you see. They tended to pop anything in their mouths - even poisonous berries.
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An image of him from the papers had got stuck in my mind. I think it was from the Zimbabwe series or somewhere. I clearly recalled this guy, standing with his legs spread wide apart, his hands swinging the bat high above his head as he struck the ball - maybe to the boundary.