By Mihir Bose
In the final two decades, Indian cricket has been reworked. With the coming of worldwide tv networks, mass-media insurance and multinational sponsors, cricket has turn into substantial enterprise and India has turn into the commercial driver on the planet video game. For the 1st time a constructing state has develop into an important participant within the overseas activities arena.
This totally up-to-date and revised version of Mihir Bose's vintage background is a special account of the Indian cricket phenomenon. Drawing on a mixture of in depth learn and private adventure, Bose strains the improvement of the Indian online game from its beginnings as a colonial hobby to its coming of age as a countrywide ardour and now an international advertisement powerhouse. This illuminating research finds Indian cricket's relevant position in glossy India’s identification, tradition and society.
Insightful, sincere and tough, Bose tackles the myths and controversies of Indian cricket. He considers the sport by way of race, caste, politics, nationwide recognition and ambition, funds, megastar and the media, evoking the entire unpredictability, frustration and glory that's the magic of Indian cricket.