Events : Politics & Governance

Panel Discussion on two books “Mid-Wicket Tales - From Trumper to Tendulkar" and "Pitch It!"

Held on Friday, 14th November, 2014 at 6.30 PM

Bangalore International Centre had arranged a panel discussion on two books “Mid-Wicket Tales – From Trumper to Tendulkar” jointly authored by Mr. S Giridhar & Mr. V J Raghunath and “Pitch It!” authored by Mr. Dev Prasad on Friday 14th November 2014 at 6.30 PM at its auditorium. All the three authors were present and presented their views on cricket and its aspects. The panel discussion was moderated by Mr. Anand Vasu, Managing Editor, Wiseden India.
The authors of Mid-wicket tales explained that they wrote the book with the passion of a fan and knowledge of a cricketer for all genuine lovers of cricket from every cricketing nation. The book celebrates cricket in all its hues and brings alive the rich history, romance and technical nuances of the game with rare and interesting anecdotes. The authors have featured Grace, Ranji, Fry and Trumper; Bradman, Hobbs, Hammond and Headley in the book. Also India’s own pantheon of Borde, Pataudi, Prasanna, Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, Kumble, Sehwag and Tendulkar whom the authors have seen in action, having watched cricket since the 1950s. The book reflects the authors’ passion for the game, there is a perspective, balance and tolerant objectivity present right through the book due to its
The author of Pitch It!”, Mr. Dev Prasad explained with enthralling anecdotes linking top cricketing giants and corporate moghuls that will act as a catalyst for professionals to soar to top echelons in their respective fields.
Peppered with fascinating case studies from an eclectic spectrum of industries ranging from IT, Consumer Goods, Automotive, Aerospace, Banking, Petrochemicals, and Food & Beverages, the author provided the essential blueprint for creating and sustaining winning organisations.
The fascinating interactive session, which followed the panel discussion was adroitly steered and moderated by Mr. Anand Vasu who also contributed to the session with his comments and observations with his rich experience.