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    • ISBN:9781529378504
    • Publication date:03 Oct 2019

The A-Z of Cricket

By Henry Blofeld

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A funny and entertaining guide to cricket from iconic cricket character, Henry Blofeld.

Legendary cricket broadcaster Henry Blofeld takes the reader on a journey from A-Z through the world of cricket.

In his trademark charming style, Blowers goes through the alphabet, explaining some of the puzzling cricket terminology and regaling his favourite anecdotes from his fifty years in the sport, covering the most important moments in the sport's history as well as the most entertaining and amusing.

The book will also contain a glossary for those who want to make sure they know their googlys from their bouncers.

This gift book is perfect for fans of cricket who want to understand the sport from Henry's unique point of view, it is a humorous and entertaining jaunt through the cricket landscape.

Biographical Notes

Henry began writing about cricket, for The Times, in May 1962 and in 1972 he started his long career as a commentator with the BBC's Test Match Special. During his career he has written for numerous papers and broadcast for both radio and television for many networks around the world especially in Australia and New Zealand. Between 1991 and 1993 he joined Sky Television before returning to Test Match Special after the death of Brian Johnston early in 1994. Since 2002 Henry Blofeld has performed in his humorous one-man show in theatres all round the country, and later he teamed up with his former TMS producer, Peter Baxter, for more than 250 two-man shows. He also had a successful partnership with England Spin Bowler, Graeme Swann. Henry now tours the country with his one man show.

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  • ISBN: 9781529378498
  • Publication date: 03 Oct 2019
  • Page count: 320
  • Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton
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