Scion of the princely house of Rajpipla, now in the province of Gujarat, India, and descendant of the ancient Gohil Rajput dynasty, Indra Vikram Singh is a sportsman, entrepreneur, writer, author, editor and publisher. He is author of 'Test Cricket - End of the Road?' (1992), 'World Cup Cricket' (2002), 'The Little Big Book of World Cup Cricket' (2007 and 2011 editions), 'The Big Book of World Cup Cricket' (2011), 'A Maharaja's Turf' (2011) on the triumph of his grandfather Maharaja Sir Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla in the Epsom Derby of England in 1934, 'Don's Century' (2011) which is a biography of Don Bradman and a panorama of batting from the 1860s to the present times, and 'Crowning Glory' (2011) and 'Indian Spring' (2015), both on India's triumph in the ICC World Cup 2011. A talented allround cricketer, he captained teams of both his school and college. He was the moving force behind the setting up of sports complexes in Delhi in the latter part of the 1980s and early 1990s, and is now setting up a heritage resort.