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The Playbook is a weekly newsletter that goes beyond the headlines in the business of sports and gaming—with a focus on India but also in touch with what’s happening in the rest of the world. The newsletter will land in your inbox every Friday at 4 pm IST.

About the writer

Jaideep Vaidya has been writing on the absorbing intersection of sports and business since 2017, and on sports in general since 2011. He has written for publications such as The Ken (where he authored a weekly sports-business newsletter called Moneyball), Forbes India, Quartz India, Mint Lounge, and Scroll.in.

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