• Virender Sehwag (R) plays a shot as New Zealand's wicketkeeper Gareth Hopkins watches during the sixth one-day international cricket match in the tri-series in Dambulla August 25, 2010.

    India's batmakers hit for six by global sponsors

    When the world's batsmen dazzle crowds at this month's cricket World Cup, many will use bats hand-made in India. But lucrative global branding that masks the bats' true makers threatens the country's craftsmen.