Team India coach Ravi Shastri will come out with a ebook this summer season the place he’ll stroll down the reminiscence lane, providing a uncommon take a look at the illustrious cricketers from throughout the globe who’ve helped form his profession in cricket and past.
The ebook will probably be co-written by sports activities journalist Ayaz Memon and options illustrations by Shiva Rao, HarperCollins India introduced concerning the acquisition on Sunday.
On today 36 years in the past, Shastri whereas taking part in for Bombay in the Ranji Trophy match in opposition to Baroda plundered six sixes in an over by Tilak Raj.
In the ebook, Shastri appears to be like again on the extraordinary expertise that he’s encountered over the course of his profession. He additionally shares never-before revealed anecdotes and insights.
“I’ve had the privilege to play against, watch as well as commentate and now coach, some of the greatest cricketers to ever walk out on the pitch. I’m very pleased to be sharing my stories, a glimpse into my exciting life involved with cricket,” Shastri says.
According to senior commissioning editor at HarperCollins India, Sonal Nerurkar, “From Champion of Champions to one of the world’s top cricket commentators to India’s head coach, Ravi Shastri has an incomparable perspective when it comes to the game of cricket.”
Diya Kar, Publisher at HarperCollins India, says Shastri’s “deep love for the game, his intimate accounts of the cricketers he’s played with, and his sharp observations, make this slice of life a treasure”.
Shastri made his Test cricket debut over 4 many years in the past and performed in opposition to and partnered legendary skills like Vivian Richards, Ian Botham, Sunil Gavaskar, Ricky Ponting, Muttiah Muralitharan, Imran Khan and Sachin Tendulkar to title just a few.
From his vantage level in the commentator’s field, and as Team India coach, he has watched the abilities of Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli blossom.
We know what he mentioned when Yuvraj Singh matched his file of six sixes, however how did he actually really feel about Yuvi laying declare to his title? What did he need to tell MS Dhoni, however didn’t, when he introduced his choice to retire? How does he separate his particular bond with Virat Kohli and his function as coach?
These are some of the questions Shastri will reply in the ebook.