9789354894862

Cricket Ka Commonwealth

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When Ramachandra Guha began following the game in the early 1960s India was utterly marginal to the world of cricket the country still hadnt won a Test match overseas by the time he joined the Board of Control for Cricket in India fifty years later India had become world crickets sole superpower. Cricket ka Commonwealth the Hindi translation of the popular and critically acclaimed The Commonwealth of Cricket is a firstperson account of this astonishing transformation. The book traces the entire arc of cricket in India across all levels at which the game is played school college club state country. It presents vivid portraits of local heroes provincial icons and international stars. Cast as a work of literature Cricket ka Commonwealth is keenly informed by the authors scholarly training the stories and sketches narrated against a wider canvas of social and historical change. The book blends memoir anecdote reportage and political critique providing a rich insightful and rivetingly readable account of this greatest of games as played in the country that has most energetically made this sport its own.
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ISBN
9789354894862
Author
Guha Ramachandra-ketan Paper Backhra
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HARPER HINDI
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