Elephant in the Stadium

Elephant in the Stadium

Subtitle:
The Myth and Magic of India's Epochal Win
By:
Arunabha Sengupta
Price:
£16.99
Out:
ISBN:
9781801500944
Format:
Hardback
Size:
222 x 144
Pages:
416

Description

India's first Test series win in England in 1971 was epic and magical, with a resonance far beyond the scorecards, and the victory provided a major boost for the national psyche. Arunabha Sengupta examines the many reasons for the myth and magic that surround the triumph, including the complex historical relationship between Britain and India.

About the author

Arunabha Sengupta is a cricket historian, analyst and writer for numerous cricket publications. He grew up in India, lives in the Netherlands and has covered Indian cricket tours in England, bringing a unique perspective to the subject matter. His previous cricket books include Sachin and Azhar at Cape Town (co-author), Apartheid: A Point to Cover and the cricket-based historical mystery novel Sherlock Holmes and the Birth of the Ashes.

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