Indian Cricket: A Complete History

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Abhinav Publications, Jan 1, 1976 - Cricket - 146 pages
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First-Class Cricket In India Is Over Forty Years Old. During This Period It Has Developed In Various Ways In Technique, Personality And Popularity. For Long Years Indian Cricket Was Unable To Hold Its Own In International Competition. It Had To Be Satisfied With Occasional Victories. But It Asserted Itself I 1971. Though Its Record After 1973 Has Been Chequered, It Can No Longer Be Despised. This Book Traces The Development Of Indian Cricket, Confining Itself To The First-Class Game, Season By Season According To The Category Of Competition. It Also Pays Some Attention To The Aesthetics Of The Game.
 

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Contents

BEGINNINGS
1
ORGANISATION
9
FIRST TOURS
15
RUNS GALORE
23
BRADMAN AND WEEKES
34
DREARY TESTS
42
BRIGHT INTERLUDE
47
TALL SCORING
53
SOBERS AND LAWRY
85
CLOSE FINISHES
94
THREE SUCCESSES
99
REVERSES
105
DULEEP DEODHAR AND IRANITROPHIES
114
SRI LANKA MATCHES
122
PERSONALITIES
128
APPENDIX
132

A NEW STRAIN
59
BOMBAYS SUCCESSES
70
ATTRITION AND DELIGHT
75

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