India, the cricket destination
In the last 40 years, from Bishan Bedi to Virat Kohli, it has been a rollercoaster ride for Indian cricket. A rollercoaster in slow motion, perhaps, with gently curving highs and delicate troughs, with surprising failures and unsurprising triumphs.
Prime performers: Kapil Dev and Sunil Gavaskar with the unexpected bounty, the 1983 Prudential World Cup. The legends were declared ‘Indian Sportspersons of the Century’ byin its issue dated January 1, 2000.