If there are places that should be on every cricket fan’s bucket list destinations, India needs to be on it. The country is home to millions of cricket enthusiasts and the level of national obsession to the sport will be hard to surpass. To watch a game, play a friendly match with the locals, and immerse in the local cricket scene are just some of the top reasons to set out on an epic adventure in the country. Not to mention the chance to see India’s must-see sights including the best of Taj Mahal and the hidden gems off the beaten paths. And if you need more reasons to go, here are some of the best books that will inspire you to pack your bags and head to India now.
A Passage to India by E. M. Forster
A Passage to India is one of the best fiction books about India. Based on the author’s personal experiences, this book provides a glimpse into the many facets of the country. It also takes a look into the unique dynamics of locals with foreigners, the caste system, and more.
Around India in 80 Trains by Monisha Rajesh
Around India in 80 Trains tells the story of the author, who spent two years of her childhood in India, and her 40,000-kilometer journey across India in 80 trains. The book is not only a tale of adventure but also of discoveries about the wide array of Indian railways which make for a fascinating read.