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5 Cricketers whose autobiographies we would love to read

  • The lives of cricketers are eventful with lots of ups and downs. As audience, we hardly seem to know what truly happens on the inside. As a blessing t ...
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The lives of cricketers are eventful with lots of ups and downs. As audience, we hardly seem to know what truly happens on the inside. As a blessing to the cricket fans all over the world, many cricketers resort to penning down their lives in the form of their autobiographies, either after they retire, or while they are still playing.These autobiographies become an instant hit among the fans, who long to know what actually happens on the other side of their television sets. Most of the autobiographies released by cricketers come with some startling revelations that cause tremors all around, or some enjoyable inside-moments, much to the excitement of the whole cricketing fraternity. Although the cricketing world has seen the autobiographies of several star players such as Kevin Pietersen, Adam Gilchrist and Sachin Tendulkar among many others, there are still a few cricketers whose autobiographies are eagerly awaited by the fans.Here we take a look at the top cricketers, who have had such a rich eventful career that fans all over the world are awaiting the day their autobiographies will be released.

#1 Sourav Ganguly

Who better than DADA to read about, for any cricket fan? Sourav Ganguly was arguably India’s best captain, who marshalled his troops impeccably and achieved the feat of bringing up India’s rankings from the 8th place to the 2nd place.

In a wavy career spanning from 1996 to 2008, Sourav Ganguly was at the centre of controversies with the then Indian coach Greg Chappell.

Despite being dropped from the team after Chappell’s entry as coach, Ganguly fought hard to regain his place in the team, which he eventually achieved in 2006. The only constant thing about Sourav Ganguly's career was that it had always been in transition and almost as unpredictable as the game of cricket itself is known to be.

Eventually, once he retired in 2008, people expected him to finally speak up about his turbulent times with Chappell. After the release of Sachin Tendulkar’s autobiography where the cricketer had slammed the coach, all eyes and ears were tuned to Ganguly, waiting for his reaction on the subject. The aggressive man that he always is, Ganguly proclaimed that he was just waiting for the right time to pen down a book on his life, and that his account of incidents would cause large tremors.

Yes, the whole cricket circle is waiting for the time when his thoughts touch ink and become tangible.

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Published 19 Jul 2015, 00:50 IST
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