December 7, 2023

Bishan Singh Bedi: Remembering the legend’s top bowling spells


Often referred to as ‘poetry in motion’ by cricket romantics, left-arm spinner Bishan Singh Bedi ruled the world along with his three partners — Erapalli Prasanna, BS Chandrasekhar and S Venkataraghavan — who together formed the famous ‘spin quartet’ of India. In 67 Tests, Bedi, who also captained India and then became the national coach in the late ’90s, took 266 Test wickets. In first-class cricket, he amassed a sensational 1560 wickets in 370 matches.

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