Episode 201: A Cricket Tragic Celebrates the Game

Cricket has a unique place in Indian society, and has touched and shaped millions of lives. Ramachandra Guha joins Amit Varma in episode 201 of The Seen and the Unseen to describe how he came to love, play and even administer the ‘most subtle and sophisticated game known to humankind.’

Also check out:
1. The Commonwealth of Cricket — Ramachandra Guha.
2. A Corner of a Foreign Field — Ramachandra Guha.
3. The Picador Book of Cricket — Edited by Ramachandra Guha.
4. Ramachandra Guha’s books on Amazon.
5. Understanding Gandhi. Part 1: Mohandas — Episode 104 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Ramachandra Guha).
6. Understanding Gandhi. Part 2: Mahatma — Episode 105 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Ramachandra Guha).
7. Taking Stock of Our Republic — Episode 157 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Ramachandra Guha).
8. Autobiography of an Unknown Cricketer — Sujit Mukherjee.
9. Beyond a Boundary — CLR James.
10. The Tao of Cricket — Ashis Nandy.
11. Money in Cricket — Episode 41 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Gideon Haigh & Prem Panicker).
12. The Evolution of Cricket — Episode 97 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Harsha Bhogle).
13. Where Have All the Leaders Gone? — Amit Varma.
14. Who Will Bell the Congress cat? — Amit Varma.
15. Indian Cricket’s Conflict-of-Interest Problem — Mukul Kesavan.
16. The Sporting Spirit — George Orwell.
17. Amit Varma on the IPL.
18. Of Gifted Voice — Keshav Desiraju.
19. Yele Suhabashini — TM Krishna.
20. S Gopalakrishnan (@gopalears) on Twitter.
21. The Lost World of Hindustani Music — Kumar Prasad Mukherji.
22. Raga’n Josh — Sheila Dhar.

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