“A different kind of book by a Sri Lankan cricket fan, detailing his exploits as an ardent follower of the game worldwide.” Jonathan Agnew – Former English cricketer and presently a cricket broadcaster.
“A rare memoir of a die-hard cricket fan who has watched no less than six World Cup finals. It’s a book that brings forth real-life cricketing adventures. Very readable.” Sunil Gavaskar – Former legendary Indian cricketer, presently a cricket commentator.
“A fabulous book for any cricket lover, be s/he the veteran or the greenhorn, maybe the Lord sipping lager at Lord’s or the tuk tuk driver from Chittagong. Undoubtedly, they will all enjoy this magnum opus that comes to us from a cricket lover of a rare distinction.” Capt Elmo Jayawardena – A Gratiaen Prize winner, for the best work of literary writing in English by a resident Sri Lankan. Also, an aviator with an enviable track record, who currently trains pilots for Boeing in Singapore.
“A fantastic book from a genuine Sri Lankan cricket lover. Ranjan’s passion for the game rings out loud and clear as he provides insight into how Sri Lanka’s cricket has evolved in the past few decades.” Mahela Jayawardena – Former Sri Lankan Captain and master batsman with many international records to his credit.
“This is the 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.” Muttiah Muralidaran – Record holder for the highest number of international wickets in Tests, ODIs and T20s combined.
“There aren’t many fans who have watched six World Cup finals. A fascinating narrative of real-life cricketing episodes.” Ramiz Raja – Former Pakistani cricketer; presently a cricket commentator.
“Winds Behind The Willows provides a genuine, independent, real-life view into the world of Sri Lankan cricket. It’s a fascinating and thought-provoking book that has clearly been written with a lot of love for the game.” Kumar Sangakkara – Former Sri Lankan Captain, with the distinction of having scored the second-highest aggregate of international runs, ever; and the enduring legacy of delivering the ‘MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture’, whilst yet an international player.
- ISBN-13: 9789554374508
- Publisher: Self-published
- Published Date: April 2017
- Pages: 464
- Binding: Hardcover