Writer and author of several books, including all the eleven cricket World Cup tournaments from 1975 to 2015, 'Don's Century' on the legendary batsman Sir Donald Bradman penned in the year of his birth centenary, and 'A Maharaja's Turf' on the Epsom Derby 1934 triumph of his grandfather Maharaja Shri Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla who has been the only Indian owner ever to win this blue riband of the turf. Has contributed to several leading Indian newspapers and magazines since 1992. Briefly edited a cricket magazine. Versatile cricketer who captained both his school and college. Entrepreneur and heritage resort promoter. Scion of the former princely family of Rajpipla in Gujarat, India, and descendant of the ancient Gohil Rajput dynasty.