Author(s): PIESSE Ken
Behind-the-scenes tales, curiosities and trivia for cricket lovers of all ages and levels. In this rich collection are quotable quotes, famous pranks, amazing-but-true scorecards, great triumphs and embarrassing blunders. Here you'll find bet-settling facts and anecdotes that will amuse, inform and fascinate, from Tests, one-dayers and the Saturday afternoon local derby. This encyclopaedia of cricket trivia includes: the five most remarkable balls ever bowled; the man who took eleven wickets in an innings; Shane Warne's top ten cricketers; fifty runs from one ball; memories of 'Nugget' Miller; the man who dared sledge Don Bradman; Victor Trumper's six-minute fifty; the ultimate batting bunnies, and much more. Cricket buff, collector and much-published author Ken Piesse has assembled a truly extraordinary book of facts and figures, tall stories and true that will delight all Australian cricket lovers.