Boria Majumdar

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Boria Majumdar is an Indian sports journalist, academician and author.

Majumdar was born on 8 March 1976 at Kolkata. He completed BA & MA in history from University of Calcutta. He was awarded DPhil in History from University of Oxford in 2004 where he was Rhodes scholar.[1][2]

He co-authored Playing It My Way, the autobiography of former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar along with Sachin.[3]

In 2018 his second book, Eleven Gods and a Billion Indians: The On and Off the Field Story of Cricket in India and Beyond, was published by Simon & Schuster.[4]

In 2019 he is senior research fellow in the School of Sport and Wellbeing at the University of Central Lancashire.[1] Previously he has worked as distinguished visiting fellow at La Trobe University, Melbourne and, since 2003, as visiting lecturer at the University of Chicago.[2]

Majumdar is married to Sharmistha Gupta.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Professor Boria Majumdar | Staff Profile |University of Central Lancashire". UCLan - University of Central Lancashire. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Majumdar Boria : World Who's Who". Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  3. ^ Majumdar, Boria; Tendulkar, Sachin (6 November 2014). Playing It My Way: My Autobiography. Hodder & Stoughton. ISBN 978-1473605206. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  4. ^ Sen, Sudeep (25 May 2018). "Review: Eleven Gods and a Billion Indians by Boria Majumdar". hindustantimes. Retrieved 11 January 2019.

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