Saturday 23rd of March 2019 05:10:37 PM  Agra

Ranjitsinhji - A Legendary Cricketer

"Prince of a small State but King of a Great Game". These were the words of the celebrated cricket chronicler A.G. Gardiner for the cricket genius K.S. Ranjitsinhji, scion of the Nawanagar Royal dynasty. Born on September 10, 1872, he was unorthodox in technique and with fast reactions, he brought a new style to batting and revolutionised the game during the Golden Age of Cricket. Those were the years when players took to the field without the present cumbersome protective gear. The British Press greeted him as the first Indian to touch the imagination of the English people in a remarkable way. (That was before Gandhiji arrived on the scene.)

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