Cricket at Fever Pitch
Khalid A-H Ansari’s no-holds-barred writing on cricket have been respected, followed and discussed all over the cricket –playing world for 40 years Cricket at Fever Pitch encapsulates the passing parade of Indian cricket from 1968 to 2005. It is also a KHALIDOSCOPE of the highs and lows, characters, angels, and demons of international cricket. From Ajit Wadekar’s team’s epic 1970-71 win in the West Indies to Rahul Dravid’s resurgent Team India, Ansari has been an uncompromising watchdog of Indian cricket.
The author has burning passion for the well being of Indian sport and has single-mindedly championed the cause of players in their unending collision with self-serving officialdom. To see Indian cricket find a place in the sun has been abiding magnificient obsession. A trusted friend and confident of players, umpires, even administrators, in Cricket at Fever Pitch, the author presents an insider’s dressing-room view of memorable matches, personalities and events in India and abroad, and interacts with the legend who have made cricket a religion in the country.