Sumit Chakraberty

Sumit Chakraberty has worked as a journalist for over thirty years, with stints at Indian Express, The Times of India, BiTV, UTV and, most recently, DNA, where he was the Sunday editor and wrote a weekly cricket column aimed straight at the head, called Beamer. He has followed the game closely for five decades, from watching the Nawab of Pataudi execute an elegant sweep on his school cricket ground in Hyderabad to analysing the game from the press box at the Wankhede for his newspaper. He is the author of Master Laster.