‘Buzz is only about India winning, not the World Cup’: Amrit Mathur

The former cricket administrator talked about all things Indian cricket while discussing his memoir ‘Pitchside’.

Published : Oct 21, 2023 18:55 IST

Amrit Mathur’s recently released memoir Pitchside: My Life in Indian Cricket is a ringside view of India’s favourite obsession—cricket—over the last three and a half decades. Filled with interesting stories, insightful anecdotes, and memorable profiles of some of the biggest names in Indian cricket, it is a book that ought to be read by those invested in the sport.

In this interview with Frontline, he talks about his diverse assignments with the Indian men’s cricket team, the charm of India versus Pakistan matches, his recollections of some of Indian cricket’s luminaries, and his thoughts about the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup, among other things.

Video credit:

Interview by Abhinav Chakraborty; Edited and produced by Sambavi Parthasarathy.

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