Idiom of the Day
play both ends (against the middle/center)
to scheme in a way that makes two sides fight against each other
The man was trying to play both ends against the middle when he tried to negotiate with the two departments in his company.
Match : India V Australia
Venue : Bilateral test series, 2010 at Bangalore India
What a masterly effort from the master blaster. This was the month when he was conferred the ICC Cricketer of the Year award for the year 2010. After conceding 478 in the first innings, India was in a spot of bother at 38 for 2 before Sachin played a magical knock. His 214 was laced with 22 fours and 2 sixes. In the end, Aussies were left wondering why even 478 was not enough to win a test, India won by 7 wickets.