Advertisement
Friday, Oct 22, 2021
Outlook.com

Excerpt

Excerpt
Excerpt
outlookindia.com
-0001-11-30T00:00:00+05:53
If one rules out Ranji, claimants to the title of the first great Indian cricketer include the early Parsis, men like M.E. Parvi, for example, or B.D. Gagrat, another fine all-rounder, or the bowler R.E. Mody—known, after a famous Surrey cricketer, as ‘the Richardson of the East’—or the big hitter B.C. Machliwalla, ‘the Parsee Jessop’. An earlier Parsi champion was the fast bowler Hiraji Kostao, who is said to have "bowled with such precision and judgement as to sweep clean away a two-anna piece placed upon the bails...."
Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

Global Hunger Index Might Not Be Flawless But India Still Needs To Take It As Warning

Global Hunger Index Might Not Be Flawless But India Still Needs To Take It As Warning

The Centre has reacted angrily at the new Global Hunger Index, but experts say it should plug loopholes in the food delivery system.

Bangladesh Should Formally Announce They Want Hindus Out: Dhaka ISKCON Spokesperson

Bangladesh Should Formally Announce They Want Hindus Out: Dhaka ISKCON Spokesperson

In a telephonic interview with Outlook, the spokesperson from Dhaka said Bangladesh should formally deport all Hindus to India under the supervision of the global community.

What Will Happen If Pakistan Lose To India, Brad Hogg Explains

What Will Happen If Pakistan Lose To India, Brad Hogg Explains

Pakistan have won one and lost one in their T20 World Cup 2021 warm-up games while India emerged victorious in both their matches ahead of the crucial tie.

100 Crore Shots: How Modi Govt Scored Its Vaccination Goal In 280 Days

100 Crore Shots: How Modi Govt Scored Its Vaccination Goal In 280 Days

Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the feat as 'a journey from anxiety to assurance' that has made India stronger.

Advertisement