Shashi Deshpande


Shashi Deshpande

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Scorecard | Thu 31 Jul


England vs India Test

The Rose Bowl, Southampton ,7/27/2014, 15:30 (IST)


England vs India Test

Lord's, London ,7/17/2014, 15:30 (IST)

India beat England by 95 runs

Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan ODI

Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo ,7/22/2014, 12:30 (IST)

Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by 2 wickets

Sri Lanka vs South Africa Test

Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo ,7/24/2014, 10:00 (IST)

Sri Lanka drew with South Africa

About Shashi Deshpande

Shashi Deshpande (Kannada: ಶಶಿ ದೇಶಪಾಂಡೆ) (born in 1938 in Dharwad, Karnataka, India), is an award-winning Indian novelist. She is the second daughter of famous Kannada dramatist and writer Shriranga. She was born in Karnataka and educated in Bombay (now Mumbai) and Bangalore. Deshpande has degrees in Economics and Law. When she was living in Mumbai she did a course on journalism at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and worked for a couple of months as a journalist for the magazine \Onlooker\ [1]. She published her first collection of short stories in 1978, and her first novel, \The Dark Holds No Terror\, in 1980. She won the Sahitya Akademi Award for the novel \That Long Silence\ in 1990 and the Padma Shri award in 2009[2]. Shashi Deshpande has written four children’s books and six novels, besides several perceptive essays, now available in a volume entitled \Writing