Frontlist | Books By Legendary Cricketers You Need To Add To Your List
01/9Books by legendary cricketers you need to add to your reading list
02/9‘Sunny Days: Sunil Gavaskar’s Own Story’ by Sunil Gavaskar
Legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar shares his story of rising to become one of India’s best batsman in his honest memoir ‘Sunny Days: Sunil Gavaskar’s Own Story’. After his retirement from playing professional cricket, Gavaskar transitioned to become a sports critic and columnist. He also penned ‘Straight Drive’, which was released in honour of his 60th birthday in 2009.
03/9‘Playing It My Way: My Autobiography’ by Sachin Tendulkar
04/9‘On Fire: My Story of England’s Summer to Remember’ by Ben Stokes
05/9‘A Century is Not Enough’ by Sourav Ganguly
06/9‘The Test of My Life: From Cricket to Cancer and Back’ by Yuvraj Singh
07/9‘281 and Beyond’ by VVS Laxman
‘In ‘281 and Beyond’, VVS Laxman lays bare the ecstasy and the trauma of being one of the chosen XI in a country that is devoted to cricket,” reads the book’s blurb. In this candid autobiography, Laxman writes about the dressing-room meltdowns, VIP parties, the exhilarating experiences of playing with and against some of the best cricketers in the world, and learnings from John Wright and Greg Chappell. The book is co-authored with R Kaushik.
08/9‘No Spin: My Autobiography’ by Shane Warne
From the start of his cricketing career in 1992 to his retirement from all forms of cricket in 2013, Shane Warne writes about his journey in this honest book. ‘No Spin’ is co-authored by Warne and Mark Nicholas, and was released in 2018.
09/9‘AB: The Autobiography’ by A B de Villiers
‘AB: The Autobiography’ is an autobiography of one of the World’s Finest Batsmen ever. This book tells A B de Villiers’ story, in his own words. ‘The story of the youngest of three talented, sports-mad brothers growing up in Warmbaths, of a boy who excelled at tennis, rugby and cricket, of a youngster who made his international debut at the age of twenty and was then selected in every single test played by South Africa for the next eleven seasons, of a batsman who has started to redefine the art, being ranked among the world’s very best in test, ODI and T20,’ reads the book’s blurb.
Source: Times of India