ISBN 9788172236670,One Day Cricket

One Day Cricket



HarperCollins Publishers

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9788172236670

ISBN-10 8172236670


Number of Pages 386 Pages
Language (English)

Reference Work

One-Day Cricket: The Indian Challenge Chronicles The Limited Over Game From An Indian Perspective. It Traces Its Origins And Covers Every World Cup And Champions Trophy Tournament And The 1985 Benson & Hedges ?World Championship?. India?S Victory In The 1983 World Cup Finds Pride Of Place. Some All-Time Great One-Day Internationals (Odis) Are Highlighted As Well As India?S Intense Rivalry With Pakistan. The Book Concludes With A Preview Of The 2007 World Cup, And Also Examines Saurav Ganguly?S Previously Controversial Exclusion From The Indian Side. An Entire Chapter Is Devoted To ?The Turning Point? For India In Odis ? A Win Against The Then Mighty West Indies In March 1983. The Work Also Portrays The Bumpy Shift In The Balance Of Power In World Cricket From Anglo?Saxon Control To Indian Dominance. This Mostly First-Hand, Anecdotal Sweep Of Over 44 Years Of One-Day Cricket, Blended With Sharp Analysis, Is Also An Invaluable Statistical Guide. And It Comes From The Commentator Who Broadcast Ball-By-Ball On Bbc, Of India?S Meteoric March In The 1983 World Cup. Contents Page 1. The Genesis 1 2. Before 1983 7 3. The Turning Point 53 4. The Summer Of 1983 67 5. The Tobacco Tourneys 104 6. After 1983 126 7. Extras 243 8. The Rainbow Cup 279 9. More Extras 315 10. The Calypso Cup 345

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