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Category: Sport Cricket
Cricket’s Great Entertainers by Henry Blofeld
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2003
Hardback with Dust Jacket over Green boards with Gilt titling to Spine
Illustrated by way of: Vignette to the title page; Black & White Photographs; Colour Photographs;
From the cover: As a widely respected cricket historian, with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the game, and also a writer with a great sense of fun, Henry Blofeld is the ideal man to select the great characters of cricket who have livened up the sport.
We learn of the exploits of the legendary Ian Botham, a man who made up his own rules and has been at the centre of controversy on countless occasions; Garry Sobers, an immensely popular all-round great; and Dennis Lillee, the temperamental fast bowler who once held up a game with a tantrum when ordered to change his aluminium bat. Henry Blofeld regales us with marvellous sometimes mischievous stories to add to the Boys Own nature of the book, and highlights those players who would make cricket lovers cancel their appointments to see them, even on a cold April day
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