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J: Some Forthcoming Publications – December 2013

J:     Some Forthcoming Publications – December 2013

The following books are due soon. Orders should be placed for them now. Approximate pricesare shown:

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194.Antipodean Cricketers on Tour – A Melbourne University Cricket Team in England, 1977 – Craig Reece
(Summaries and full scores of all 32 single innings matches played over 59 days. Limited, signed numbered edition of 100 copies. Card-covers; 84 pages; well illustrated)
195.Beefy’s Cricket Tales -Ian Botham
(Botham’s “Favourite Stories on and off the Field”. Signed by the author)
196.Cricket and Politics – Bernard Whimpress
(Mainly on the South Australian touring teams to England in 1954 and 1956. Signed, numbered, limited edition of 100 copies. Card-covers; 103 pages)
197.Cricket’s Mystery Man – Bill Francis
(Biography of Sidney Gordon Smith, one of the world’s greatest all-rounders in the first quarter of the twentieth century, who toured England with the West Indies in 1906 and represented M.C.C. and New Zealand in unofficial Test Matches. Limited edition of 150 signed copies. 148 pages.)
198.Howzat? The Six Sixes Ball Mystery – Grahame Lloyd
(The author’s 18 month quest to locate the actual ball which Sobers hit for six sixes in an over in 1968. Hard-back; 299 pages)
199.Innings Complete – Volume 19 – Philip Paine
(“The Final Resting Places of Some of those Associated with Cricket”, including the graves of seven Australians. Limited edition of 250 signed, numbered copies)
200.Jack Robertson And Syd Brown – Chris Overson
(No. 33 in The Cricket Statistician’s ‘Lives In Cricket’ series. 146 pages)
201.Mahi – The Story of India’s Most Successful Captain – Shantanu Guha Ray
(“The unusual and inspirational journey” of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Paper-back; 193 pages)
202.Master Laster – What They Don’t Tell you About Sachin Tendulkar – Sumit Chakraberty
(“Quite revealing, even startling & certainly fun for cricket lovers”. Paper-back; 208 pages)
203.South African Cricket Annual 2013 – (ed) Colin Bryden(66th edition. Paper-back; nearly 700 pages)65.00
204.Swift Underhand – John Kinloch & the Invention of Australian Cricket – Max Bonnell
(The life of John Kinloch, a prominent inter-colonial under-arm bowler in the 1860’s, the first
‘nightwatchman’ used in Australian first-class cricket and founder of the New South Wales Cricket
Association. Limited edition of 100 signed, numbered copies. Paper-back; 120 pages)
205.Those Were the Days: A Yorkshire Boy’s Cricket Scrapbook – John White
(‘Unique’ book which takes us from the author’s Yorkshire childhood – with much about Norman
Yardley’s life and career – & continues with a potted history of Yorkshire cricket illustrated with over
800 items from his collection. Large format paper-back; 242 pages)
206.You Only Get One Innings: Family, Mates and the Wisdom of Cricket – Barry Nicholls
(Paper-back; 300 pages)
207.Ocean of Cricket: Cricket in the South Pacific – Adam Cassidy / Barrie Cassidy
(“Magnificent photographic tour of the grassroots tournaments, the roadside rubbers, the beachfront battles of cricket island style”. Paper-back; 176 pages)
208.Rose-Tinted Summer: The Dressing Room Diary – Joe Sayers
(The Yorkshire opening batsman’s ‘fly on the wall’ diary of the Yorkshire County Cricket Club’s 150th season in 2013. Hard-back; 288 pages)
209.Saving the Test – Mike Jakeman
(The problems facing Test cricket today. Based on interviews with players, umpires, administrators,
groundsmen & police. Paper-back; 220 pages)
210.The Barmy Army Down Under – ‘Barmy Army’
(Hard-back; 320 pages)
211.The Essential Wisden: An Anthology of 150 Years of Wisden Cricketer’s Almanack – John Stern / Marcus Williams
(“Stories Of Learning, Leadership And Love”. Hard-back; 307 pages)
212.The Meaning of Luck – Steve Waugh
(“Stories of Learning, Leadership and Love”. Hard-back; 307 pages)
213.The Wisden Guide to International Cricket 2014 – (ed) Steven Lynch
(With profiles of the 200 players from the ten Test teams expected to play Test cricket in 2014,
a run-down on the players from the leading non-Test nations and a guide to upcoming international
fixtures. Also a section containing records for all international matches. Paper-back; 272 pages)
214.Tony Greig – Love, War and Cricket: A Family Memoir – Joyce Greig / Mark Greig
(An “enthralling story told by the people who knew Greig best, his mother Joyce and his son Mark”. Hard-back; 456 pages)
215.Triumph in Bombay: Travels During The Cricket World – Cup Vaibhav Vats (“From its exhilarating opening in Dhaka to the last ball at the Wankhede Stadium when the Indian team, as if propelled by destiny, claimed the greatest victory of all”. Hard-back; 240 pages)35.00
216.Uncertain Corridors: Writings On Modern Cricket – Gideon Haigh
(A collection of the author’s recent work, including his Bradman Oration and the History Council of Victoria lecture on the television mini-series ‘Howzat’. Paper-back; 140 pages; autographed)
217.Wah Dhoni!. – Arun Kumar Thakur
(“….a peek into Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s persona that makes him an outstanding cricketer and captain in all three formats of the game”. Paper-back; 161 pages)
218.World Cricket Records 2014 – Chris Hawkes
(4th edition. Massive, fully illlustrated collection of team and player records covering every aspect of international cricket, Test, First-Class, ODI’s, Twenty-20s & Youth Internationals and also potted biographies of the world’s greatest players. Hard-back; 224 pages)