Parsi Cricket Icons Celebrated In Documentary ‘Four On Eleven’

A documentary titled, ‘Four on Eleven’, which highlights the influence of the Parsi community on Indian cricket and celebrates the inspiring and outstanding careers of Parsi cricket icons – Nari Contractor, Farokh Engineer, Rusi Surti and Polly Umrigar, will soon be launched by young, Hyderabad-based filmmaker – Shrikaran Beecharaju. Marking his documentary directorial debut, ‘Four […]

Jimmy Mistry, DLC Celebrates Farokh Engineer’s Achievements

The Mumbai Chapter of Della Leaders Club (DLC), led by Founder – Jimmy Mistry, hosted an exclusive ceremony celebrating the remarkable achievements of cricket legend – Farokh Engineer, as also his recent prestigious felicitation where he was honoured with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award, by the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India). Hosted at Mumbai’s […]


Parsi Pride And Parsipanu Dear Readers, We enter the second month of the year with a renewed sense of faith and pride in our Parsipanu, as some of our stalwarts successfully restrengthen the glorious Parsi legacy, in terms of both – exceptional achievements and exemplary deeds of service. The community rejoiced on the eve of […]

Farokh Engineer Honoured With Lifetime Achievement Award By BCCI

In a glittering ceremony celebrating the latest edition of the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) Awards held in Hyderabad, on 23rd January, 2024, UK-based, legendary Parsi cricketer, 85-year-old former wicketkeeper-cum-batsman (1060s – 70s), Farokh Engineer was honoured with the prestigious Col. C K Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award (2019-20), by BCCI President – […]

The 1886 Trophy: Commemorating 130th Anniversary Of The Gentleman’s Game

The comparative experience of the 1886 tour between the English and Parsee cricketers was note-worthy. Whilst the Parsees had never played international cricket, England had already completed 7 series against Australia by the time the Parsees arrived. Back then, the team which comprised 15 players, was captained by Dr. Dhunjeeshaw Patel. Of the 28 matches, […]