How India’s T20 WC Win Changed Indian and World Cricket
Anil Kumble, Gideon Haigh, Rajdeep Sardesai with Sharda Ugra
Anil Kumble is one of the greatest cricketers that India has produced. He is the world’s 3rd highest wicket taker in test matches and one of the few bowlers who has taken all 10 wickets in an innings of a test match. Other than cricket Anil is very passionate about photography and has captured priceless moments with his camera over the past 20 years. We get to see the best results of his work behind the lens through his wonderful book “Wide Angle”.
Gideon Haigh is the author of 33 books, 22 of them concerning cricket, and has contributed to more than 100 newspapers and magazines.
Rajdeep Sardesai, 52, is senior journalist, author, tv news presenter. His book 2014: the election that changed India is a national best seller that has been translated into half a dozen languages and his new book, ‘Democracy’s Eleven’, will be published later this year.
Currently the consulting editor and lead news anchor of the India Today group, he has 28 years of journalistic experience in print and television. He was the founder editor of the IBN 18 network which included CNN IBN, IBN 7 and IBN Lokmat. Prior to that, he was Managing Editor of both NDTV 24X7 and NDTV India and was responsible for overseeing the news policy for both the channels. He has also worked with The Times of India for 6 years and was city editor of its Mumbai edition at the age of 26.
Sardesai writes a fortnightly column across several newspapers, including The Hindustan Times and Dainik Bhaskar. He has his own blogsite and is the third most followed journalist in the world on social media site, Twitter. A graduate of St Xaviers college, he has completed his Masters and LLB from Oxford University and played first class cricket at Oxford and captained Mumbai schools.
Sharda Ugra is senior editor for ESPNcricinfo.com, the world’s biggest independent single- sports website and ESPN.in, ESPN’s newly-launched multisport website. A sports journalist for more than 25 years, she has worked with Mumbai tabloid Mid-Day, national daily The Hindu and India Today magazine before joining ESPN. She has written and spoken about issues around Indian sport at home and abroad. She worked with former New Zealand captain John Wright on John Wright’s Indian Summers, his memoirs of his years coaching India and with Yuvraj Singh on The Test of My Life, an account of his diagnosis and recovery from cancer. She was a fellow of the Australia India Institute, University of Melbourne in 2013.