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Gaurav  Kapur  is  a  television
                         presenter,  actor  and  columnist
                         who  has  two  passions  -  cricket
                         and  film.  In  2006,  he  ended  a  6
                         year  career  of  conceptualising
                         and  hosting  shows  for  Channel
                         [V]  to  focus  on  sports  television                                                                                                                                                                                                                           INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE
                         and  film.  After  a  3  year  stint
                         with  ESPN  he  was  signed  on  by
                         Sony Max, host broadcaster of the
                         DLF  IPL.  In  the  interim  he  also
                         finished filming 3 feature films.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The shifting of the second season of
                         He has been a full time follower                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the Indian Premier League to South
       of cricket for over 25 years and his biggest regret                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Africa was a logistical miracle that
       is not having seen an Ashes test at Lord's.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  will  go  down  in  sporting  history
       Educated in Delhi, Gaurav now resides in Mumbai                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              as  one  of  the  bravest  and  boldest
       and at various airport terminals.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  T20 '09                                   decisions ever made and executed.

                        Sheena  Sippy  is  a  photographer                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The  circumstances  behind  the  move,
                        who  belongs  to  one  of  India's                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the people responsible on both sides
                        premier film families. She is also a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        of  the  ocean,  its  implications  and
                        self-confessed addict of creating                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           outcome are some of the topics this
                        &  consuming  coffee  table”  books!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        book touches upon.
                        She  was  the  visual  consultant
                        and curator for IBH's 'Bollywood                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Our endeavour has been to take you
                        Posters',  (September  2008).  Her                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          behind the scenes and show you the
                        first  book  on  Bollywood,  'Lights                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        back  room  machinery  that  shines
                        Camera  Masala',  won  the  World                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           behind the glitziest show window in
                        Gold Award for Book Design at the                                                                                                                                                                                                  INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE                                                                                                                                                                                    the world of cricket & entertainment,
                        New York Festivals in July 2007.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            while  also  showcasing  the  sheer
                        'Around  the  World  in  80  Plates'                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        brilliance  that  was  displayed  on
       won  her  the  World  Gourmand  Award  for  best  food                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the cricket field.
       photography (2006). In 2009, she and her partner,
       Siddharth Gogel, designed and produced the coffee                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The stars you've seen and those you
       table book for the inaugural issue of the Indian                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             haven't.  The  ones  you've  heard  and
       Premier League.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the ones who need to be. You will be
       Sheena lives in Mumbai with her two wild teenagers,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          introduced to them all.
       Zahan & Shaira, and one mad beagle, Lady Kurry II.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    DLF IPL Season 2 was a ride like none
                        Siddharth  Gogel  was  born  and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            other.  We  relive  all  the  joys  and
                        brought  up  in  Paris  and  played                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         heartaches through these pages.
                        more soccer than cricket but, when
                        he  visited  India  for  the  first                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Enjoy the ride!
                        time,  six  years  ago,  he  decided
                        to  stay  forever!!Having  worked
                        for  the  French  Government  for
                        several years, he recently set up
                        his own company - Europe India
                        Partnerships - which facilitates
                        business development between the
                        two  regions  across  many  sectors
                        including event management and
       design. He also worked on the first Indian Premier
       League coffee table book with Sheena Sippy.
       Siddharth lives and works out of Mumbai with his
       two cats, Nokia and Mowgli.

                        Radhika      Moolraj     has    been                                                                                                                                                                                               T20 '09
                        working  with  Lalit  Modi  as  his
                        assistant  and  his  Director  of
                        Sports Operations since 2005.  She
                        was actively involved in the set
                        up  of  the  Indian  Premier  League
                        and  the  development  of  cricket
                        in  Rajasthan.    In  2008,  the  BCCI
                        Working  Committee  made  her  the
                        Special Assistant to the Chariman
                        and Commissioner of the IPL. This
                        book  is  the  second  publication
                        she has produced for the IPL.
       Radhika was educated in Kenya and England and
       now resides in Nairobi, Kenya.
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