Lala Amarnath: Life and Times : the Making of a Legend

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SportsBooks, 2007 - Cricket captains - 256 pages
Lala Amarnath was the first Indian to score a century when, in his first test match against England, with the score at 21 for 2, he chose to counter-attack rather than stonewall. He reached his 100 in just 117 minutes, but never made a Test century again. A strong-willed and plain-spoken man, he was sent back from England during India's 1936 tour before the Tests started, accused of indiscipline'. Here, his son Rajinder tells what really happens.'

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