ISBN 9788183282925,The Best Of Indian Sports Writing

The Best Of Indian Sports Writing


Sundeep Misra



Wisdom Publications

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9788183282925

ISBN-10 818328292X


Number of Pages 185 Pages
Language (English)

General & world history

Partha Bhaduri, Rohit Brijnath, Shantanu Guha Ray, Ayaz Memon, Sharda Ugra may never have viciously slashed the ball through the slips or ripped a forehand down the line, but they are among India's finest sports writers. In this absorbing collection, The Best of Indian Sports Writing, sixteen of the finest sports stories not only capture some great moments but also bring together some outstanding writers. From the methodical Rahul Dravid to the insular Abhinav Bindra, from the 1982 Asian Games hockey final to the inaugural T20 World Cup, many personalities and moments feature in this unique sports anthology. The Best of Indian Sports Writing Anand Philar Arindam Basu Ayaz Memon Clayton Murzello Kamesh Srinivasan KP Mohan Mudar Patherya Partha Bhaduri Rohit Brijnath S Thyagarajan Sandeep Nakai Shantanu Guha Ray Sharda Ugra Sriram Dayanand Sukhwant Basra Suresh Menon About The Author Sundeep Misra, the editor of the anthology, is one of India's most respected sports journalists. For over two decades, he has worked in print, television and online media. His first love, however, is writing. From the Olympics to hockey, cricket and soccer World Cups, Sundeep has covered all major domestic and international tournaments across various disciplines. He has the unique distinction of having been the Sports Editor of the leading newspaper The Asian Age, national television stations Sahara Samay, News X and founding Editor-in-Chief of the international magazine Sports Illustrated, India. Currently, in an expanded role at Network 1 Media, one of India's fastest growing content hubs, Sundeep oversees all video and text sports content. Sundeep is also the best-selling author of Forgive Me Amma, the unauthorized biography of hockey star Dhanraj Pillay.