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The Magic of Indian Cricket, Revised Edition

Cricket and Society in India

The Magic of Indian Cricket, Revised Edition by Mihir Bose
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In the last twenty years, Indian cricket has been transformed. With the arrival of global television networks, mass-media coverage and multinational sponsors, cricket has become big business and India has become the economic driving force in the world game. For the first time a developing country has become a major player in the international sports arena.

This fully updated and revised edition of Mihir Bose's classic history is a unique account of the Indian cricket phenomenon. Drawing on a combination of extensive research and personal experience, Bose traces the development of the Indian game from its beginnings as a colonial pastime to its coming of age as a national passion and now a global commercial powerhouse. This illuminating study reveals Indian cricket's central place in modern India’s identity, culture and society.

Insightful, honest and challenging, Bose tackles the myths and controversies of Indian cricket. He considers the game in terms of race, caste, politics, national consciousness and ambition, money, celebrity and the media, evoking all the unpredictability, frustration and glory that is the magic of Indian cricket.

Taylor and Francis; April 2006
305 pages; ISBN 9781134249244
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Title: The Magic of Indian Cricket, Revised Edition
Author: Mihir Bose
 
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ISBNs
0203002911
9780203002919
9780415356916
9781134249237
9781134249244