Sachin : 501 Things You Didn't Know About The Master Blaster

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Harper Collins, Feb 17, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 160 pages
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When he picks up the willow, cricket fans across the world hold their breath. Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is not just a cricketer, but an inspirer of dreams, a statistician's delight and a treat for a cricket connoisseur. This book delves into the life of the milestone man, both on and off the field, through quizzes and a slew of factoids and trivia about him. The questions, encompassing various phases of Sachin's life and cricketing career, try to unravel the enigma that is the man and gives a chance to his fans to test their knowledge about their idol. Ranging from his childhood, to his days as a prodigy, to his baptism by fire in international cricket, to the making of the greatest modern-day cricketer and an iconic brand, the book covers a wide spectrum of interesting information and lesser-known facts about India's biggest sporting icon.
 

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Contents

Foreword
Family Matters 2 Opening Spell
Baptism by Fire
The Game Changer
Ascent to the
The Reign
The Dreamcatcher
The Milestone
Rise of the Phoenix
Beyond the Boundary
Answers
Acknowledgements
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About the author (2011)

Suvam Pal is a Mumbai-based senior sports journalist. Raised in Santiniketan, he honed his journalistic skills at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), New Delhi. An avid quizzer, he has been a media professional for the last nine years. He has been a semifinalist on two shows on BBC World: Mastermind India and University Challenge. He has also authored the well-received quiz book, Sachin: 501 Things You didn't know About the Master Blaster.

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