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7 Must-Read Books For Cricket Lovers In India

7 Must-Read Books For Cricket Lovers In India

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Here are 7 must-read books for cricket lovers in India to recharge their passion for the sport even further!

 

Cricket, though not a national sport, is the lifeline of India. It is not just a mere sport but an emotion for many. Cricket enthusiasts live and die for the game. Indians have an infinite fascination for this game. So, if you are such a crazy Cricket lover, here are, out of many, the 7 must-read books for Cricket lovers In India.

 

1. The Dhoni Touch: Unravelling the Enigma That Is Mahendra Singh Dhoni   

  • Written by Bharat Sundaresan

  • Published in 2018

  • This book captures the life of one of the greatest sportsmen and captain India has ever seen, “Mahendra Singh Dhoni”. This book comprises candid, funny and savoury incidents about the man’s life.

  • Goodreads Rating- 4/5

  • Amazon- 4.5.5

 
 

2. A Corner Of A Foreign Field

  • Written by Ramachandra Guha

  • Published in 2002

  • This book is about the history of Cricket in the Indian subcontinent. Some critics have also described it as one of the finest cricket books.      

  • Goodreads Rating- 4.3/5

  • Flipkart- 4.6/5

 
 

3. Playing It My Way

  • Written by Sachin Tendulkar, Boria Majumdar

  • Published in 2014

  • This book is the autobiography of Sachin Tendulkar. It Describes his early days and 24 years long career along with some aspects of his personal life.

  • Goodreads Rating- 3.9/5

  • Flipkart- 4.6/5

 
 

4. Cricket Country: An Indian Odyssey in the Age of Empire

  • Written by Prashant Kidambi

  • Published in 2018

  • This book comprises the story about the First all India cricket tour of Ireland and Great Britain.

  • Goodreads Rating- 3.9/5

 
 

5. The Test of My Life

  • Written by Nishant Jeet Arora, Yuvraj Singh, Sharda Ugra 

  • Published in 2013

  • This book is about the journey of Yuvraj Singh through cancer and his triumph. It also talks about Cricket, but most importantly, about the human will to fight any problem.

  • Goodreads Rating- 4.1/5

  • Flipkart- 4.5/5

 
 

6. Wounded Tiger: A History of Cricket in Pakistan

 
 

7. Golden Boy: Kim Hughes and the Bad Old Days of Australian Cricket

  • Written by Christian Ryan

  • Published in 2009

  • This book sheds light on the most tumultuous era of Australian Cricket.

  • Goodreads Rating- 4.2/5

  • Amazon- 4.3/5

 
 

8. A Century Is Not Enough

  • Written by Sourav Ganguly

  • Published in 2009

  • This book sheds light on the most tumultuous era of Australian Cricket.

  • Goodreads Rating-3.9 /5

  • Amazon- 4.5 /5

 
 

9. Sunny Days: Sunil Gavaskar’s Own Story

  • Written by Sunil Gavaskar

  • Published in 2019

  • This book sheds light on the most tumultuous era of Australian Cricket.

  • Goodreads Rating-3.8 /5

  • Flipkart- 4.3/5

 
 

Indulge yourself in these 7 must-read books for cricket lovers in India, and surely you won’t regret it!

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