|ɤvEɮ bCS Eii

                    

     

                ɮ` ʽii xɤv +h |ɤv JxS ɮ ` {ɮ{ɮ +ɽ. il{, xɤv |ɤvS Mɦ i {biS. xɤv-|ɤvEɮ Jh =Sɱi i ɽv Ehi iɮ ʴSɮ ʴɹɪ SE{f bhɺ` + Eix M ʽVES |i{IS i ʴSɮi Pɴ Mi, iS iS Jbx Eɴ M +h xɤv |ɤvx nʴɴnS ɯ{ <.

               bCS |ɮS Oli - hV 'xɺ{Sɮ' 'xɺzi' '|iɦ vx' - ix S {vni Eɮ +ɽ. Oliұ xɴnx{vniS {ɳֳ Vx {ɮ{ɮiS i. il{, Eɱiɮx bE Vx {ɮ{ɮix ɽ {b +h xɤv-|ɤvxS BE xɴ v]h ix f E.

                +Mn {ʽ M] bCx E i , E xɤv Jxɱ ʴɹɪS ɪn ix `ɱ xɽi. xɤv |ɤvS ʴɹɪS EI bCx |lɨ nɴɱ +h Mi, x], Gb ʴɹɪxɽ ii lx ʨɳx n. ʽiɶɺj, E xɺɶɺj ɺɮJ ʴɹɪƴɮ iɮ ix `ɱ |ɤv ʱʽS, {h '' 'xn֤vS +`h' '+ H, + Jx' '+ ZV, + ZVɮ' ɺɮJ OlS Sxx ix Mi, HiE E GE]ɮJ Gb|Eɮ xɽ xɤvS Iji xS lx ʨɳx n, V ʴɹɪx {ɶ EhS vb MS {fiɱ Ehɽ {biɱ Ei +ɱ xɴi i Eɨ bCx E, V ʴɹɪ +{ɶ i ix ʶɹ]ƨi ʴɹɪS bұ b ɴx ɺhɪf Sɦi{h ɹS +h |i{nxS Pɴx +hɱ. bCS Eiiɨֳ ʴɹɪx xɴ iV, xɴ Zɳɳ, +h xɴ Mb +ɱ.

                ɮ` xɤv |ɤvx ʴuVVbiS ʴɳJix H Ex,iSɴɮ ֤viS ɨ ɺj bCx Sfʴɱ iS EiiS +ɴVx =J EɴS M. {ڴS xɤv |ɤvS JE Vɺ |Eb {bi i. iɺ iS SE ɽi, =SSʴtʴɦʹi i. ʽiiɱ Eb bhS bCxS tɴ M. bCS ɮ |i{nx <iE ɮ, {ɹ] +h ֤v +i E bCS |i{nxS {ɶ Ehiɽ Mɽx ʴɹɪɱ Zɱ E iS Cɹ]i {i +h i ʴɹɪ ɨx SES +ɴCi i. bCS ɳ +h |ɺnE ɹS {ɮҺ {ɶ V V ʴɹɪɱ Zɱ iSɴɮ ֤viS Zɳɳ +{+{S Sf.          

+ɪֹi V V +x֦ɴ iұ i +{ɱ ɨl JhS +h +ɨx |iɦS ={M Ex ʺE{ɪi {SɴɪS + Vh |iYS bCx E i. '+ H Jx' Ol ʱʽhɨM bCS S ʨE i.

                "V HiEɮ ɪS ʴɺɴ ɹ{ɺx | E, VS {vniɶҮ +ɺ E, VS +ʴɹEɮi +xE Eɽ BE +hxҪ +xnS ={ɦM Piɱ +h VS ɳɴɮ Jiɱ xvx ʨɳɱS {ʽV + +Oɽ ɶɺ Ex Jxɱ BE |EɮS |iɹ` ʨɳx n, i HiEʴɹɪ BJn n Ol ʱɽɴ + ɱ ɽVE ]i.... xi + E{x > Mɱ E V `` CiS Jx BE iSʴɹɪS +`h Miɱ iɮ ? iS Hnx Pbɴ, iS EMhS Uxx Eɴ, iS Jxi Ehi H i iS ʴɴɮh Eɴ, iS +i&Ehɱ ʦbhS ɨl iS `Eh Eɨֳ +ɱ i i Mɴ, +

ix +h ʨEɯx l l CiS +`h Miɱ iɮ ? E{x Z xɱ +vEvE {] Mɱ, +h ] Mɱ, ={G +ɶ EhɺɮJ +ɽ."

                                                x..bE   

                                                '+ H + Jx - ʨE'

                ʨEix bCS Jhix =iɮ Sj {ɽ.

                        Ex ]E

                ]ES Hii ɤnn vhS |ɪix ֳS xɺ. {ɮi vx iɺx iɪɮ EɺɮJ ]hɮ ɽx ɽx `ɶҴ C, BEh- xɱ BEn {]iұ + nJɱ +h ={ɨ, vx vx SɨEhɮ +ɴɪH |ɶx, v ֤v ʴɴSxɱ BEn Vx |{i Ex nhɮ ƺEi +iɮh, |i{IS ɨPi Ehɮ ʴvx, +Eɮ Eɪ E MiS i ? +h ɴ +EɮS fhɮ ]ES Hiiɱ V M] i i , E xɦǪ , +h +E M] iɤbi E + ]E Mi +i. iS Hiiɱ Jɮ H S i, E |IE ɾn + iɮ iS Jx BEx i x&E ZɱS {ʽV, +h ]ES E + n>x =`S {ʽV.

                ]ES Jx BEh hV BE +ni +h +hxҪ +x֦ɴ i. o]S +v{hɨֳ iEb Mɱ iS xVɮ EɽҶ EE +, +h bɴ b +vES ZEɺɮJ <. vx vx iS ɱ|nɴɮ +` = ɽi. CSi tɴɮ V nhɺ` =Vɴ iS ɳ ` i +{]i. iɴɮ ɽ i xɺi, +h Zɱ iɮ i 訪S +i. iS +ɴV JhJhi i, {ɮi ` xɴi. il{ Hiiɱ +ɶɪ +h +Ejɨ +ɴ <iE {ʮhɨEɮE +, E iS Jxɱ ˺ɽMVxS ={ɨ VhɺɮJ +. {ɪi Vb, viɮ, +Mi +MɮJ, Jtɴɮ ={ɮh, bCɱ {h ɱ {Mb + {Jiɱ, iVnɮ {M] b䲪S nE xVɮֳ +h `ɱ ʨɶƨֳ =O ɺh-, vɨ =SS, of vS, Ui {f Efx i` = ɽұ䱪 ]ES iEb {ɽiS Jj {], E `Eh xɶSɪ +ɽ ! xɦǪi +ɽ ! niS, ɴiS IiEɮ +ɽ.

                        ijɴҮ ɴɮE

                ɴɮES ɹ xɨdz E |ɺz ]hVM ֳS xɽ, {ɮi ɹn VɪM ZEx V<DZ + HiS Ei iɮ Mh ɴɮES `Eh |Ex +fii. iS +ɴV {ɽb E {ɱnɮ xɺɱ iɮ JhJhi +ɽ. iS hS v]h lbҶ Ejɨ +h x]E ɺi. C {ix V Efx i ii i EɽҺ nʴPiES +ii. {ɮi iS ɤnSSɮɱ EɱS JҴ{h +ɽ, +h BEn hi `Enɮ `ɶҴ{h +ɽ. Ciұ Ei E E vS Ei `>x iʴɹɪ ʴɶhiE xI{i C, ={ɴC Vx M G{nS xn EhS BE SɨiEʮE Jb ix +ɽ. + xI{i Cx ɮ {h ʴvx EiEn ɱiS Ƥi Vi. {ɮi + |Eɮ CS Ƥ Eiҽ f iɮ iS |iE M ɴɮEx ` bx {ɱ +i, +h ƤɱƤ {ɱS ix ɯx ] ɦɮ h- Mɴɪ|ɨh iS |nP CSnJұ ] ]{ɤn i. iS Jx BEix Vl `E`Eh ɮ +ɽi, ɽxɨ` ] =ɳi +ɽi, vx vx Eb vɮ +ɽ + {֮S {hi {i +ɱS +x֦ɴ iɱ i.

                =xi JɳJɳ] S ɴɮES HiS J vɨ +ɽ.

                Mv. ]E, x, EE, ʶɴɮɨ{i {ɮV{ S Hiɽx ɴɮES HiS i- ɴǺ ʦz hɴ M. EES Jx hV n n ʴɱxҪ +Eɮx ɮ ɮɡ nExɺɮJ +. ]ES Jx BEix ɺ i +, E Vl ` i Sɱɱ +ɽ, ]] vMvMi +ɽ, i{x ɱɦbE Zɱ䱪 Jbɴɮ PhS PɴɨMx Pɴ ɺiɽi, ɱ `hM =biɽi, + ɮS EɮJxi +{h = +ɽi. ɴɮES Jx hV nx iҮƴɮұ EiE S |n Vɱɨɪ Ex bhɮ, ib Ei JɳJɳi, MɮMɮi Mx {f Vhɮ {֮S

ɱ ɱ {hS ! E ɴ]ҨMx ɴ] =`i PMɴi ɽhɮ ZZɴiS ! E xɨMx x {]i {ɺɮhɮ hɴS !"           

                    [ BJn Mɽx ʴɹɪɽ +{ɱ |ɺz x VE Ex nJʴhS bCS ɨl iS '' Oli VMVM nx i.

                  ɺiʴE xɴ xS +κii Jɮ E J] Ef MƦҮ ʴɹɪ. i bCx Ei ɽV b +ɽ i {ɽ :] 

                " EJ{h iiYxiɱ {ʽ {> +ɽ. E, ES Un +h xɴ κlɮ YxS Eɮ + ix +ɺlix iiYx hɺS x Vi +i. ʴɺɪ +h ƶɪ iiYxS Vxx ֦ʹiS +l S +ɽ. Vɱ iiYxS |{i Ex PɴɪS + ix V i M]Ӵq E Pɪɱ ʶE {ʽV i ES xɽ.

                  {ɮi |iE ɺiS +κiiS iiS E P> Mɱ E Eɽ x Z xi ɽVES BE ʴSɮ i i + E +VڤVS |iE ɺiS i{ɺh EhS G V Z xS ɽɪx Ei i x j i{ɺhS {ɱEbS xɪɱ .

                .... hx 'x' S iiYxS Ehiɽ |EɮS |ɮ ˤn `i. x xɱɴSx iiʴɴSEɱ {f ɮEi i xɽ, +h i xɱxiɮ xS ɰ{ Eɪ, iS GS xɪɨ Ehi, Ehi |EɮS Yx |{i Ex PhS ɨl ii +ɽ ; <in |ɶxS ={ EhS EɨS H ʶɱE =i.

                +h + +xɽ ' hɺɱ x xɽ ' + hhɮ BE {l xPɱ +ɽ. {lɴɱS |i{nx + E 'x' Jɮ {ɽi +κiiiS xɽ. xֹS ɴɽɮ iS nS ɽɪx Sɱɱ +ii. n{ɱEb hɺVɴɳ Eɽ xɽ, +h +hS MɮV xɽ. xֹɱ x +ɽ ʴSɮɮhұ +vɮ xɽ, + ES hh. nɱ 'Eɱ - ɮҮn' + xɴ  +{h n>.

                .... n ɱ +ii ɺɺn ]i +h iS xɮEh ` MƦҮ SSx E {ʽV + MɮV ɱ ni xɽ. 

                Ehiɽ nS E] , E i n Eɮ E Mɲ M]S =Mb Zɱ {ʽV. hɺɱ x xɽ H n +ɽ ʺvni Eɮ iɮ + =Mb hBV Vɮ |ɶx ={κli ii. +{ɱ xiS ɴɽɮi {ɴɱ{ɴɱ + Vɮ M] Pbi +ii E ii nS xɴ iɮ xS G {ɹ] ni. 'i֨ {ɺ Zɱi' 'i֨S +< ' + nx iɮ BE hɺɱ +ɱ + ɨV. nx iɮS {ʮhɨ BES Zɱ {ʽV. {ɮi i iɺ i xɽ Eɮh hɺɱ x +ɽ. nx iɮi ixS ɤn +ɱ iɮ iS ʦz +l xɱ Ei iɨֳ , E + ʦz {ʮhɨ Pbx ii. M hɺɱ x xɽ + hɪS E ?

                xֹɱ x xɽ nS MƦҮ{h ʴSɮ EɪɱS iɪɮ xɽ. Vɱ iiYx ʨɳɪS + ix E Pɪɱ ʶE {ʽV Vɺ Jɮ, iɺS ƶɪS ɱiS b {֮ʴhS xni ix {bi Eɨ xɪ. ʽ Jɮ. ɺj E Yx {nx EhS vx ֳ x. i xS =bx ]Eɴɮ M Eɪ ] i ɮɴ ! {ɶSi {bix Eɳ xʴxS ɮ xɴ xɴ n |i{nhS ɽ i +i. iEb vnS Eɮi o]x {ɽx ]ɺ +{h i&S xVx Ex Pɴ....

                ɱ Vɮ Eh ʴSɮ, E 'hɺɱ x +ɽ Eɴɯx ?' 

                iɮ iɱ =kɮ n<x, 'i |ɶx Ei +ɽ iɴɯx !'

                [x. bE S Jxi Si֮j{h ɪɱ V E iS ={ɪM {b ii MiS Mhx |ɨJx Eɪɱ . iS MiʴɹɪE +`h ix 'xn֤vS +`h' Oli ʱɽx `ɱ +ɽi. iiұ b Mֱɨ + JĺɽS Sj {ɽ.]

                Mֱɨ + b +ɴVnɮ Mɴɪ +ɽi. iS ɴ ɮҮ|ɨhS iS +ɴVɽ ɴ, Vnɮ +ɽ. p {iEiɱ ɮ ix ɴɱ E VM 'SS +Mx' V MɱS ɺ i. iS +ɴVS Z{ɽ ` +ɽ. ix ʡi iɪɮ +x ɮ xɨDZ +ɽ. i i MhS vɨ|ɨh +{ɱ E`v֪x +ɱ{Gb EhS iS i] ɮhhɺɮJ +ɽ. +nJĺɽS Mhi MiS ɴ +MS M =ɳx >x ʴɺih xɪxɨx <pvxֹS Jb i. b Mֱɨ +S Mhi + ɴM {ʮ{hi xɴi. iɪɮS ix ʡi ֯ Zɱ E iS +ɴVS vɮ xɽҶ ZɱɺɮJ ], {h xɨdz{h Eɪɨ ɽ. +h ʴɱʤi Mix ɮ JShS iS B] +ii {ʮhɨEɮE i.

                'ɱE MhS vҮMƦҮ ɯ{ iɮ ix + Eɽ Jb E E ʴSɯ xE. p {iEiɱ vɨ{ɺx i iɮ {iEiɱ vɨ{ɪi + Eɽ ɽV{h ʴɱʤi +ɱ{S Eɴ i Pi i, E Vh VS Mblɱix =xnS jɴ Sɱɱ +ɽ + BJn |Sb ɮҮ MVɮV +{ɱ b ɴi, nx ʴɺih Ex ɴi, ` Vx Jֹi bi bi Vɮix xPɱ +ɽ + ɺ ix ɴ. 'ɱE MhS EiE ʴʶɹ] |Ei E i BEix Eɱiɮ |Sb ɨlS zvi +{h +ɽi + iɮ hɺɱ ]ɴ, {h ɨl iɨɺ xɺx iE +ɽ +ɽ {ɹ] |iɪ +ɱ {ʽV. i ɨl n, n], ƽɮ ZZɴiS xɽ. ii ni ] {ʽV. 'ɱE'S Jɮ ɯ{ ib|vx xɴ, ɺ|vx +ɽ. ii E`i =nɴi Eɨ xɪ. ii MƦҪ, =nki ɤɮɮS iɱ, H, i S ʴɱɺ nɴ, vS EhɮS +{ɹ] ɽ =`ɺɮJ ]ɴ.

                b Mֱɨ+ S E`ix V 'ɱE' i j BE i + i. Vɮ ES ɦ ix 'ɱE'S jx ɰx ]E i. +Vxɽ Z Exi i +ɱ{ P֨i +ɽi. +ʦVi ɺjҪ Mi E ɯ{i E{f bɴ + |ɶxx ɱ Eh ]E iɮ iɱ Mx 'b Mֱɨ+S Mh BE.'

bCS '+ ZV ! + ZVɮ !' Ol |ɨJx iS HE +`hS +x GE]S Sj{h VMS V nx ix Pb iS hxS +ɽ. Olɱ ʴVɪ S] x <OV |ɺiɴx ʱʽ +ɽ.  ii i hii, "Prof. N.S.Phadke's love for cricket, sometimes I feel, surpasses is love for literature." bCx Miɱ䱪 +`h Ei ֮ +ɽi i Eɴ ɺ` =iɮ {ɽ.

                1) V ɨxS M] BE {fx n- {fұ Mɴi + BE ɨx B... P +h ˽n P Si 1926 ɱ Ƥ<DZ Zɱ !

                ...... ɨxi |IES b䲪S {ɮh ʡ] i .E. xɪbx V vb, i֡x ]EV E iSɨֳ ! +v B...S bɴ Zɱ. ii + xɴS Jbx 130 vɴ Ef i +h 8 +䴽 =b- `E i. {ɮi iS {ɮG ʡE {bɴ + |EɮS ibJn J nJɴx xɪbx Ex +Mn κiʨi Ex ]E. ix H 100 ʨx]i 153 vɴ Ef ɴɯx iS J ZZɴi -ɺɮJ E Zɱ + S E{x Ei hɺɮJ +ɽ. iS Ji Sɮ vɴS BEh 13 ]E i. +h +䴽 >b-S ɤiiɽ +S Eb ix bx ]E. BE, nx, ix + +䴽 >bS ]E xɪbx Mɴɱ i䴽 +V +S ɮɮ xɪb Ehɮ E Eɪ + ʴSɮ - |IES xi +ɱ, +h xɪbS i +䴽 =b- Zɱ i䴽 E ViE +xnx iiES xɪbx +i +` +䴽 =b ɮ iɮ `E + ɪʨʸi <SUx b Zɱ. +h 'E +x xɪb' + BES +ɮ ɽj E`ix =`. i +ɮx n ɮ䱪 i iS xɪbS ɨɴh {n iiɱ ] ʴtֱiɮJ SɨE nɱ +h Sb BJt iix ]䱪 M䲪|ɨh +Eɶi =S Sf. ɮ |IE +xnx b >x xS Mɱ. lڱ n iɮ MVɮi ] E nJұ +{{ɱ VM = ɽx, '+ V, + V' + +ɮ䲪 `Ex BEES Mɲi Mɳ Pɱ Mɱ. ]ɲ, ʶ], ii-, bS +h ]CS +ɴV S V =xk Eɽɱ Zɱ i ɴE ʴɮx. +h xiɮ lbS i xɪbx xɴɴ +䴽 =b `E, i䴽S GbMhS nJɴS hx Ehi ɤnx hɺɮJ +ɽ ? 'ɽS MMxSƤ ]䱪S nɽ' + Eiɤi .E.x. i nɶ ʨɳɱ. i ɨxiɱ xɪbS 11 +䴽 =b- hV ˽n GE]S <iɽɺiɱ BE +ʴɺɮhҪ nMVɪ hx ii +`ɱ V<DZ."

                2) +ɨ Vɮ |IES b n{ɱ +h b䲪S {ɮh ʡ]ɺɮJ ] i BE xɴni iɯhS Jx ! ɽS {Vɤ iɯh ɨx{ڴ +Yi i, {h ɨxxiɮ iS xɴ - ɮii MV Mɱ. iɯhS xɴ ɱ +ɮxl...

                ɱ J{]]Ҵɮ nJɱ Zɱxiɮ {ʽS Sb{ɺx ]EVұ +ɮ E. 10,20,30 + Pɮ ix Z{]x +b. +v +ɱ䱪 .E.x. M ]Ex i 50 S Pɮi {Sɱ i䴽 |IEx ]ɲS BES MVɮ E. 60,70 + ]{{ +bx xPɱ䱪 +ɮxlS BEE ]䱪MhE nx |IES ]ɲx MVi i. ɴɮS +Eb =iɮi i, Sfi i. +ɮxlɱ BE `>ES xɴi. nx vɴ Sɮ vɴ + ʽxS i vɴɺJ ]i i. |iE +䴽 {ɱ E xɪb iSVɴɳ V>x iɱ Mi i, "+ < ! +ɺi +ɺi ! iZ J i +ɽ {ʽ |iS, {h Ʀɳ, |i{Ii BEɽx BE ֮ ɺin +ɽi. i iֱ E SEiұ +h Jbbi Pɱiұ i iֱ EɪS xɽ. vҮ Mb E ...." +ɮxlS {` l{]i + |EɮS ={nɨi bұv- hɺS xix xɪbx {Vɴ, +h ESi {f ni +ɱ䱪 +ɮxlx + +lx ɴ E, ", , ɱڨ SSV ! Mɮ nJ i ɽ ɮ SɱE !" i BEx xɪbx iɱ +hJ ɤɺE tɴ. +ɮxlx +{ɱ VM {ɮi ɴ, {fS +䴽 ֯ ɴ, {ʽ Sb ɮx ]Eɴ, +ɮxlS ]CS bn +ɴV ɴ, SbS ɱ M MʱSɴɯx -n qEb xPɱ nɴ, |IEx +xnS +ɮ䲪 `Eɴi, + G +Jb Sɱ ʽ.

                3) (ɨɮ{S |Ehiұ =iɮ !)

        " GE]S Ji V |Mi Zɱ i 'ij'S VS Zɱ. GE]S ڱ 'j' +V P]E +ɽ iS |ƮS Eɳi i. BE {Ix +ɴx tɪS, Sf< EɪS, |i{Ix i +ɴx EɮɪS, Sɴ, Sf<, + vhx i +ɴxɱ |i-+ɴxS =kɮ tɪS, V GE]S Jiɱ +vɮi E{x, i |ɮ{ɺx +k{ɪi EɪɨS ʽ +ɽ. |IEx b Ex bhɺɮJ V Eɽ +{ڴ +Eh EG]S Ji +ɽ, iS V Ei +ɽ. vnS +ɴi +ɽ. +ɴS ɰ{S + Mɨinɮ +ɽ E GE]S ɮ Jɮ V iix xɨh ɴ... BE PS 'ɮ' E Vi JbS v H ɨxS P]E{֮iS +i. +]i]S, xɴhS n |IhҪ J i E xɽ Ji& {ɽɪS +i. GE]S Jɮ 'E iS +ɽ +h SɨEnɮ 'GE]' + Mh V䴽 E Vi. i䴽 i Eh-S hh +S +i E ɨx Jh-x ɺjS +ɽɮ V> xɪ, ES V{ɺx Eɴ. Vɪ-+{Vɪ M] Mh xɴ, JS MiҺ` Jɴ."  

                GE]S ɽx n hx ɮ`i Eh Ev E +ɽ ?