The Trail of Cricket’s Holy Grail: The World Cup, from 1975 to 2019

by Devendra Prabhudesai

  1. ISBN: 978-93-5333-393-5
  2. Pages: 156 pages
  3. Date: 20 March 2019


The Trail of Cricket’s Holy Grail tells the story of the Cricket World Cup, a quadrennial phenomenon that has created champions and several everlasting memories since its inaugural edition in 1975. It is a crisp, succinct and engaging read and a worthy addition to the collection of every cricket-lover, especially those who cannot wait for the sport’s twelfth World Cup to begin.


DEVENDRA PRABHUDESAI has worked across sectors and handled a diverse range of
responsibilities in a career spanning twenty years. He is an author, screenwriter and anchor. He
was Manager, Media Relations & Corporate Affairs at the Board of Control for Cricket in India
(BCCI) from January 2008 to July 2015. He designed and scripted India’s first Heritage Cricket
Walk for HopOnIndia in 2017. He is presently Head, Corporate Relations and Research Associate
at the International Institute of Sports Management (IISM). Devendra lives in Mumbai with his
wife and children. This is his eighth book.

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