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A travelogue on the 2011 edition of the cricket world cup, this book aspires to paint an engaging portrait of the subcontinent itself through cricket His ambition does not succeed completely as it lacks the brilliance of Rahul Bhattacharya or the depth of Ramachandra Guha That he is a writer with potential shows in some passages.Sample these lines on Sehwag The previous ball,the previous over,the previous game all of this is irrelevant to him.It may as well be ancient history.He is a batsma A travelogue on the 2011 edition of the cricket world cup, this book aspires to paint an engaging portrait of the subcontinent itself through cricket His ambition does not succeed completely as it lacks the brilliance of Rahul Bhattacharya or the depth of Ramachandra Guha That he is a writer with potential shows in some passages.Sample these lines on Sehwag The previous ball,the previous over,the previous game all of this is irrelevant to him.It may as well be ancient history.He is a batsman entirely of the present His experience in Tehelka shows in his hatred of Modi The profiles of Indika,a Sinhalese coach in war ravaged Tamil bastion Trincomalee and the anti cricket RSS members are wonderful.An ambitious stroke by a debutant which falls short of the boundary line is how one can sum this book up [[ E-pub ]] ⇱ Triumph in Bombay ↽ Vaibhav Vats was ten years old when thecricket World Cup was held in South Asia Celebrations erupted after India beat Pakistan and he saw the local confectioner give away his sweets for free But the euphoria soon turned to gloom as the Indian team subsequently crashed out in the semi final It remained one of the defining memories of his childhoodFifteen years later, in , when the World Cup returns to the subcontinent, Vaibhav decides to travel across Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India, following the Cup It is a journey both personal and exploratory, to understand what the game means in his own life and what it means to than a billion people Through six breathless weeks, he shadows the tournament from its exhilarating opening in Dhaka to the last ball at the Wankhede Stadium In between, he spends time with oddballs and followers of all hues, such as a Sinhalese coach in Tamil dominated Trincomalee and cricket aficionados at the RSS headquarters in Nagpur And finally, he witnesses the Indian team, as if propelled by destiny, claim the greatest victory of allAnecdotal and incisive, Triumph in Bombay is an extraordinary travelogue that announces the arrival of a brilliant new talent The book is a journey of a young journalist across the subcontinent during the entire world cup This book has taken me match by match to that exciting journey that unfolded four years back and culminated in front of my eyes I liked how he has described it I could visualise those tantalizing moments of the knock out stages.I think it was a good way to start my 2015 world cup campaign I would give a rating of 3 on 5.