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COMMONWEALTH OF CRICKET: A Lifelong Love Affair With The Most Subtle And Sophisticated Game Known To Humankind

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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 Hadn't 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 Cricket's Sole Superpower.

The Commonwealth Of Cricket Is A First-person Account Of This Astonishing Transformation. The Book Traces The Entire Arc Of Cricket In India, Across All Levels At Which The Game The Game Is Played: School, College, Club, State, Country. It Presents Vivid Portraits Of Local Heroes, Provincial Icons, And International Starts.

Cast As A Work Of Literature, The Commonwealth Of Cricket Is Keenly Informed By The Author's 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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When Ramachandra Guha Began Following The Game In The Early 1960s, India Was Utterly Marginal To The World Of Cricket: The Country Still Hadn't 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 Cricket's Sole Superpower.

The Commonwealth Of Cricket Is A First-person Account Of This Astonishing Transformation. The Book Traces The Entire Arc Of Cricket In India, Across All Levels At Which The Game The Game Is Played: School, College, Club, State, Country. It Presents Vivid Portraits Of Local Heroes, Provincial Icons, And International Starts.

Cast As A Work Of Literature, The Commonwealth Of Cricket Is Keenly Informed By The Author's 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-13 9789354894992 Binding PAPERBACK
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