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Cricket And National Identity In The Postcolonial Age

Following On

by Stephen Wagg

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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"Beyond a Boundary": Cricket and West Indian Self-Determination Benjamin Graves '98, Brown University. Both an autobiographical memoir of his Trinidadian upbringing and a social-historical appraisal of West-Indian cricket, C.L.R. James' momentous Beyond a Boundary () foregrounds cricket not only at the center of West Indian cultural practices but also at the nexus of colonial rule and. The President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India is the highest post at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which runs Cricket in India. Though the post is an honorary one, it is considered a highly prestigious post due popularity of the game in the India and the financial clout of the organisation. Over the years influential politicians, royalty and businessmen have. Lieutenant Colonel Dr John Rajathurai Rockwood, VD (29 October – 2 December ) was the leading administrator and patron of cricket in Ceylon from to He helped put the nation's cricket administration in the hands of the Ceylonese, and served as President of the Ceylon Cricket Association from its formation in until A doctor, he was also a commanding officer of.   Cricket is the only team game at which India is any good and it infuses as much of a sense of national identity and pride in the urban middle .


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