FAR MORE THAN A GAME: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A CRICKET WRITER & BROADCASTER (PB)  By: Qamar Ahmed

FAR MORE THAN A GAME: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A CRICKET WRITER & BROADCASTER (PB) By: Qamar Ahmed

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Having covered the game for almost half a century for leading newspapers and broadcasting houses of the cricketing world. Qamar Ahmed remains one of the most experienced men around as a writer and a commentator of a sport which is adored by those who follow the charming unpredictability of this ever changing gameHis incisive knowledge and insight into its history makes him one of the rare men around as the game's leading analyst.Not many in the field of cricket journalism would claim to have contributed to most of the leading newspapers and magazines of the cricketing world as a freelance journalist which he has always been since he first stepped into this as a reporter in 1974 covering a Test between Pakistan and England at Lord's.In this book he has made an honest attempt to unfold not only the trauma of the partition of India and the creation of new country Pakistan and migration which he witnessed first-hand as a schoolboy. But later as a journalist he also had the opportunity of covering serious controversies such as Kerry Packer revolution, umpiring controversies and the rest including a terrorist attack on a touring team.This autobiography provides one with not only moving moments of his life but also the lighter side of it.



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