Amrit Mathur's autobiography 'Pitchside: My Life in Indian Cricket'

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The book "Pitchside: My Life in Indian Cricket" is written by Amrit Mathur, a cricket administrator with vast experience.

An Overview of the News

  • In the book, Mathur presents a first-person perspective on notable moments in Indian cricket history.

  • Through insightful anecdotes, Mathur presents a unique insider's perspective on some of Indian cricket's most memorable events.

  • Citing his close association with the game and its players for over three decades, Mathur shared his experiences.

Background of Amrit Mathur:

  • Mathur managed the Indian cricket team during the historic 1992 tour of South Africa.

  • He also played a role in PILCOM, the organizing committee of the 1996 Cricket World Cup.

  • Mathur served as the Chief Operating Officer of Delhi Daredevils and General Manager of BCCI.

The book details the significant events of cricket:

  • Friendship tour to South Africa in 1992

  • NatWest Series win in England in 2002

  • Participation in the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup in South Africa

  • India's tour of Pakistan in 2004

  • Indian Premier League (IPL) started in 2008

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