Text and illustration by Austin Coutinho
Apart from being a great practical joker, Pataudi was ahead of his times as far as his batting was concerned. At a time when it was thought proper to play shots along the ground into gaps between fielders, Pataudi preferred to loft the ball into empty spaces. He believed in wresting the initiative from bowlers and was a great improviser.
February 25 2012, 3:33 pmRead More