Friday, 1 August 2014

Short story: Captain of the St. John's team.

(This story was written long ago. I am republishing it.)

Ponnaiah could hear the crowd inside the stadium from where he stood in a corner of the dressing room watching his team lace up. It was obvious from the clamour that the stands were full.

The Maharajah’s Gold Cup Hockey Finals always attracted a large turnout but that year was something special.