The e-book will likely be co-written by sports activities journalist Ayaz Memon and options illustrations by Shiva Rao, HarperCollins India introduced concerning the acquisition on Sunday.
On at the present time 36 years in the past, Shastri whereas taking part in for Bombay within the Ranji Trophy match in opposition to Baroda plundered six sixes in an over by Tilak Raj.
Within the e-book, Shastri seems to be again on the extraordinary expertise that he is encountered over the course of his profession. He additionally shares never-before revealed anecdotes and insights.
“I’ve had the privilege to play in opposition to, watch in addition to commentate and now coach, a few of the biggest cricketers to ever stroll out on the pitch. I am more than happy to be sharing my tales, a glimpse into my thrilling life concerned with cricket,” Shastri says.
In response to senior commissioning editor at HarperCollins India, Sonal Nerurkar, “From Champion of Champions to one of many world’s prime cricket commentators to India’s head coach, Ravi Shastri has an incomparable perspective in terms of the sport of cricket.”
Diya Kar, Writer at HarperCollins India, says Shastri’s “deep love for the sport, his intimate accounts of the cricketers he is performed with, and his sharp observations, make this slice of life a treasure”.
Shastri made his Take a look at cricket debut over 4 a long time 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 call a couple of.
From his vantage level within the commentator’s field, and as Crew India coach, he has watched the skills of Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli blossom.
We all know what he stated when Yuvraj Singh matched his report of six sixes, however how did he actually really feel about Yuvi laying declare to his title? What did he need to inform MS Dhoni, however did not, when he introduced his choice to retire? How does he separate his particular bond with Virat Kohli and his position as coach?
These are a few of the questions Shastri will reply within the e-book.