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By Makarand Waingankar

Contains tales of 26 awe-inspiring Indian cricketers

Meet the celebs and stalwarts of cricket within the most
fascinating partnerships of the game’s history.

Guts & Glory is a distinct ebook on cricket that chronicles the pro lives of 26 emerging gamers and legends. Dynamic partnerships that experience created heritage and person stories of decision and ability spread with humour and style, as veteran journalist Makarand Waingankar reminisces with luminaries of the cricketing world.

Each story weaves in idea and motivation through narrating nice cricket moments and anecdotes.

The e-book gains the country’s such a lot profitable Indian cricketers from the likes of Tiger Pataudi and ML Jaisimha to speeding new stars resembling Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. Accompanying them are the inimitably witty caricatures of cricket fan and artist, Austin Coutinho.

MAKARAND WAINGANKAR, considered one of India’s most generally learn cricket columnists, is a journalist, researcher, talent-spotter and administrator. He introduced the expertise source improvement Wing (TRDW) on behalf of the Board of keep an eye on for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2002. Makarand has additionally been CEO of Baroda Cricket organization and advisor to Karnataka kingdom Cricket Association’s academy.

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Greek, Buddhist and Hindu art, culture, languages and symbols came together in an interesting fusion during this period, evident from excavated Indo-Greek coins and other archaeological remains. The Indo-Greeks vanished around 10 BC when the region was invaded by Central Asian tribes such as the Scythians, followed by the Yuezhis from China and the Parthians, who established their own kingdoms in the region. Indo-Scythian, Kushan and Indo-Parthian Kingdoms The Scythians, also known as Sakas, came to India from Central Asia in 10 BC in search of new territory after invading Bactria.

Along with his favourite wife, Nur Jahan, he patronised the arts and encouraged artists to create a unique Mughal style of miniature painting. Nur Jahan took charge of many of the palace affairs while Jahangir indulged in his pleasures, such as drinking arrack, a local alcoholic brew laced with opium. When Jahangir died in 1627, it was Nur Jahan’s son, Shah Jahan, who ascended the throne. Shah Jahan: the Emperor who Built The Taj Mahal (r. 1627–1658) Shah Jahan’s biggest legacy is the magnificent buildings he built, notably the Taj Mahal, the Agra Fort and the Red Fort.

Sultan Qutbud-din Aibak completed the first storey while the second, third and fourth storeys were completed by his successor and son-in-law, Iltutmish, in 1230. The Qutb Minar was damaged in 1368 when it was struck by lightning. The fallen top storey was replaced by two storeys, the fourth and the fifth, in 1370 by Feroz Shah Tughlaq (1351–1388). The Khilji Dynasty (1290–1320) Jalal-ud-din expanded the boundaries of his empire and was successful in suppressing the thuggees network of hoodlums engaged in murdering and robbing travellers in his kingdom during his six-year reign.

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