The England cricket captain delivers an enthralling behind-the-scenes account of his time at the helm, including England’s triumphant Ashes victory. A Sunday Times top ten bestseller in hardback.
CALLING THE SHOTS covers the two year period from the time Michael Vaughan took over as England captain. This book concentrates on leadership, with Michael describing his approach to captaincy, his aims and thoughts about the various Test series, as well as his decision making and man management strategies. The book reads as a lively and entertaining narrative, whilst maintaining its informative role during the most successful period for England cricket during the past 25 years.
CALLING THE SHOTS also takes us through the electrifying 2005 Ashes series. Michael Vaughan describes his hugely successful approach that led to triumph over the formidable Australian team, and how it felt to be part of one of the greatest series ever.
If cricket is the new football, then Vaughan is the new Bobby Moore. - The Sunday Times
His relish for the knife-edge moment defined a thrilling summer. - Guardian