Former India opener Madhav Apte talks about his short international career despite averaging close to 50, tour to West Indies in 1952-53, playing alongside legends like Vinoo Mankad and Vijay Hazare, learning the art of opening batting from Vijay Merchant, his estimation of Subhash Gupte, his early impressions of Sachin Tendulkar and Mumbai dominance in Ranji Trophy.
This episode was first published on ESPN cricinfo.
Intro Music: Aravind Murali and Jaishankar, mixed at ‘Music from The Place’
Episode Transcribed by: Kathleen Galligan, Subash Jayaraman & Kartikeya Date
Host: Subash Jayaraman