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Cricket's Great Entertainers

Henry Blofeld

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Biography: sport, Prose: non-fiction, Lifestyle, sport & leisure, Sports & outdoor recreation

Henry Blofeld singles out the most exciting and entertaining cricketers of all time in his irrepressibly enthusiastic book.

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 "Boy's 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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Praise for Cricket's Great Entertainers

  • It confirms his encyclopaedic knowledge of the game from Alfred Mynn to Michael Vaughan - Daily Mail

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