‘AUDI’YA AATTAM ENNA – by Ram Murali

(Zola’s Note)

Probably the most vivid image of  cricketer Ravi Shastri that my generation, who were introduced to Channel 9 in the mid eighties, has is of former Australian Captain Ian Chappel handing over the keys of  a brand new Audi car to the Man of the Series (Ravi Shastri) of the Benson and Hedges World Championship of Cricket .

It must have been the first time that any team (let alone the Indian team) celebrated a series win of this magnitude by driving around the stadium  (with a few sitting on the bonnet pouring out the champagne)

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Ram Murali blogs at : http://thinkinggotloud.blogspot.com/