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J: Forthcoming Cricket Publications – October 2014

J:     Forthcoming Publications – October 2014

At Roger Page Cricket Books we have access to a range of quality forthcoming cricket publications. The following books are due soon. Orders should be placed for them now. Approximate prices are shown:

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162.Adam Gilchrist: The Man. The Cricketer. The Legend. – Adam Gilchrist
(“…. the most complete, most intimate and most fascinating autobiography of an Australian sporting legend. Hard-back; 460 pages)
163.Addendum To ‘Sundry Extras ….Australian Supplementary Matches” Alfred James
(Details of 26 additional cricket matches played between 1888 and 2004. Limited edition of 25 copies)
164.A Statistical Journey Of Irani Cup 1959-60 To 2013-2014 – C. Keshava Murthy
(Paper-back; 122 pages)
165.Australian Cricket Digest 2014-2015 (3rd Edition) – (ed) Lawrie Colliver
(Comprehensive coverage of the 2013-2014 Australian season, with full scorecards & statistics of all Australian tests (including the 2013-2014 ‘Ashes), ODI’s & T20’s and all Sheffield Shield, Ryobi Cup and Big Bash League matches. Statistics by Ric Finlay. Paper-back; 281 pages)
166. Bombay Boys – Chronicles of Cricketing Heroes – Makarand Waingankar
(The ‘stars’ that made Mumbai ‘a powerhouse in cricket’. Paper-back; 244 pages)
167.Carlton Cricket Club – Then and Now 1864-2014 – Gary Schickerling
(Massive hard-back volume – B5 size, 760 pages. Limited, signed, numbered edition of 75 copies. Includes complete scorecards for every 1st X1 game from 1889-2014, premiership photographs – all X1’s – & individual photographs of prominent players and administrators)
168.Cricket As I See It – Allan Border
(Border’s views on cricket since his retirement as Test captain including the infamous ‘Monkeygate’ saga, the dumping of Steve Waugh as one-day captain, Twenty20, Darren Lehmann’s success as coach, the Australian way of sledging …. Paper-back; 320 pages)
169.Don Bradman: The First Ten Years 1927-1937
(Elegant hard-back volume telling the story of Bradman’s early years in essays and articles by celebrated cricket writers including Neville Cardus & C.L.R.James; it also reproduces Bradman’s scorecards and statistics for major games. 160 pages)
170.Favourite Cricket Yarns Ken Piesse
(“From Laughter & Legends To Sledges & Stuff-Ups”. Hard-back; 336 pages)
171.Golden Blues – Max Bonnell/James Rodgers (“Sydney University Cricket: 150 Years Of The Club And Its Players”. Traces the club’s history from its earliest days until its recent resurgence and includes profiles of many prominent University cricketers from Edmund Barton to Ed Cowan. Paper-back; 324 pages; 35 photographs and a statistical appendix)30.00
172.K.P. The Autobiography – Kevin Pietersen
(Autobiography of Pietersen from his childhood in South Africa to his recent experiences in international cricket. Hard-back; 326 pages)
173.Life of Richard Linsell, The Essex Cricketer, Pedestrian and Quoit Player
(Facsimile reprint of a rare booklet, originally published in 1858 and reproduced in 1921, about a remarkable nineteenth century single wicket champion. A5 paper-back. 20 pages; limited edition of 125 numbered copies, each signed by David Rayvern Allen, who contributes an introduction)
174.Meteor Over Marlborough: The Gary Bartlett Story – John Alexander
(Biography of the New Zealand fast bowler of the early 1960’s, ‘a wonderful and colourful story of courage, triumph, despair and controversy’. Paper-back; 264 pages)
175.My Way – The Biography of M.L.Jaisimah – A.Joseph Anthony/Jayanthi Jaisimha
(Story of the ex-Indian Test cricketer, Indian team manager & selector …. paper-back; 156 pages)
176.New Zealand Cricket Almanack 2014 – (ed) Francis Payne/Ian Smith
(67th edition; Paper-back; 464 pages)
177.Playing It My Way – My Autobiography Sachin Tendulkar/Boria Majumda
(A ‘frank and revealing account’ of the life of the greatest run-scorer in the history of cricket and the most celebrated Indian cricketer of his time. Hard-back; 496 pages)
178.Raj Singh Dungarpur (1935-2009) – (ed) Samar Singh/Harsh Vardhan
(Over 60 tributes, from Bob Simpson, James Sutherland, Ajit Wadekar, Farokh Engineer, Sachin Tendular etc., to a famous Indian cricket administrator. Hard-back; 222 pages)
179.Rhino – Ryan Harris
(Fast-paced autobiography, charting Harris’ career from the years as a fringe player in South Australia to his Test and ODI career. Hard-back; 304 pages)
180.Roy Booth – Last of The Centurions – Richard Walsh
(Biography of the last wicket-keeper to take 100 dismissals in an English first-class season. High-quality, hard-back limited edition of 50 signed copies)
181.Surrey Cricket – A Guide For Readers – John Per/Michael Pearce
(Compiled along similar lines to Padwick’s ‘Bibliography of Cricket, lists more than 1200 items and has separate indexes for author, title and subject. A4 paper-back; 238 pages)
182.The Corridor of Certainty – My Life Beyond Cricket Geoffrey Boycott
(Tells the story of Boycott’s struggle with cancer, his continuing love for cricket and his ‘frank and forthright’ views on the big issues facing the game. Hard-back; 278 pages)
183.The Gibbs Guide To Items ‘Not In Padwick’ – Stephen Gibbs
(3rd edition of the work first issued in 2004. Includes more than 2000 items published before 1990 which do not appear in any of the Padwick volumes. A4 paper-back; 225 pages)
184.The Miracle Match – WACA Ground, 12th December 1976 – Ian Brayshaw
(“The story of ‘one of the most electric games in Australian cricket history”, along with an insight into the careers of Greg Chappell, Lillee, Richards, Marsh, Jeff Thomson and other influential players who took part. Paper-back; 227 pages)
185.West Indies In Test Matches: Facts And Feats 1928-2013 – Ramnarine Sambhudatr
(551 pages of West Indies Test records, 86 black and white illustrations and statistics for all players. Paper-back. Signed by the author)
186.World Cricket Records – Chris Hawkes
(“Fantastic Fifth Edition”. Hard-back; 225 pages).
187.Wounded Tiger – Peter Oborne
(“An insightful and explosive look at the controversial history of cricket in Pakistan”, from the period when the Pakstan team became a major force in world cricket until more recent years when its cricketers have been prey to problems that threatened the country’s existence. Hard-back; 592 pages)