Tests over time

Test Cricketers of India by Kishin R. Wadhwaney and Ravi Kant Srivastava. Published in 2018 by Sports Educational Technologies, 7/26, Ground Floor, Ansari Road, Darya Ganj, Delhi 110002. Pp: 761. Price: Rs 1,995. Kishin Wadhwaney, the seniormost sports journalist in India, despite being nearly 90 years old still has the concentration and willpower to write books. This mammoth volume co-authored with the Calcutta based Ravi K. Srivastava has profiles of every male player who has played Test or international cricket for India. The crisp profiles interspersed with anecdotes and averages are arranged alphabetically. Wadhwaney has delved into memory and provided interesting autobiographical information......

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Interesting review on an interesting theme. The reviewer, however, bypasses wicket-keeper Kharshed Meherhomji who played in the 1936 Manchester Test. I hope the authors have not forgotten him.
- Kersi M Meher Homji
- 21-Mar-2019