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Touch Play - The Prakash Padukone Story
The book covers the life and playing career of one of India’s greatest sportsmen. Prakash was a highly-respected figure in international badminton. He was the first to achieve a ‘Grand Slam’: The Swedish, Danish and All England titles in succession. He was ranked in the world’s top ten for close to a decade, and he was reckoned as one of the few players capable of resistin ...more
Published January 11th 2006
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Recommends it for: Badminton lovers
“For long, Prakash Padukone was the only name worth mentioning in Indian badminton, and Dev Sukumar, with his intimate knowledge of the sport, brings alive Padukone’s journey into the highest echelons of world badminton. This is sports writing in the finest tradition – minute tracking of Padukone’s earliest achievements, meticulous cataloguing of the lessons he learned on the way, the pitfalls and the praise, all the way to the famous title triumph at the All England Championships in 1980. Touch ...more