He may be famous for his leadership skills and elegant batting but what the whole world may not know is that no batsman in the world has absorbed more pressure than cricket legend Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi.
With the threat of Twenty20 cricket eating into the share of the five-day formats, former India middle order batsman VVS Laxman on Wednesday said that it's high time that they bring in new innovation like introduction of day/night matches to sustain the legacy of Test cricket.
He was the undisputed `Nawab` of Indian cricket but Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi could also play tabla, harmonium and flute and was equally sporting on the dance floor with his `hiran dance` as good as any present-day item number, says his wife Sharmila Tagore.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Tuesday that it is mulling over naming the upcoming home Test match series against England after late legendary captain and batsman Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, said Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Shukla.
Paying glorious tributes to legendary cricketer Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, who passed away on September 22 this year, former Australian skipper Ian Chappell has said the Indian`s services could have been better utilised as an administrator.