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Winds Behind The Willows - Ranjan Mellawa

Winds Behind The Willows - Ranjan Mellawa

A wonderfully entertaining read for cricket fans and lovers of the game.

Having experienced exhilarating moments in fandom for nearly five decades across four continents, Ranjan Mellawa insists that cricket is a greater story than told by a scorecard. As a roving devotee, he has witnessed all six Cricket World Cup finals in ODI and T20 that Sri Lanka have featured in. A gripping narrative recalls unique events and off-field anecdotes, some involving famous cricketers. Insights into Sri Lanka's pre-Test days followed by  a fascinating account of its troubled latter-day cricket administration.

Fascinating and thought-provoking – Kumar Sangakkara

"Winds Behind The Willows provides a genuine, independent, real-life view into the world of Sri Lankan cricket. It’s fascinating and thought provoking book that has clearly been written with a lot of love for the game"

Muttiah Muralidaran - "This is a remarkable odyssey of a genuine cricket fan who has presented the reader with a ringside picture of Sri Lankan cricket in the context of the evolution of the international game"

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