Book Review: Colour Blind - Struggles, Sacrifice and Success of the Cricket Legend

By Divakar Shukla

Cricket is, by far, the most popular sport in South Asia as well as other parts of the world. Cricket players are household names in South Asia.

Alvin Kallicharran played cricket in the West Indies and all over the world. He now resides in North Carolina and is involved in coaching cricket among youth at Triangle Cricket League around Morrisville, NC.

He has recently written and released the book Colour Blind: Struggles, Sacrifice and Success of the Cricket Legend.

It's a breezy read about his life in the world of cricket, coaches, fellow players, his influences as well as religious inspiration. He writes of moments and milestones in his life that shaped his world.

This book is for cricket lovers, but also casual readers will find much of interest.

To order the book or have Alvin speak at your event, visit


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