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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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