Which notable player asked Don Bradman if he 'had anything to do with cricket'? Who told a young Shane Warne to forget bowling and concentrate on his batting? Whose outfield catch is considered the greatest of all? Find out in Favourite Cricket Yarns. Packed full of hilarious (mostly) true stories, fascinating anecdotes, bloopers and stats, this updated edition from Australian sport's master storyteller Ken Piesse will have you laughing out loud. The perfect book for any cricket fan, it covers the biggest names in the game - from The Don, Big Merv and the Chappells to Gilly, Clarke and Smith.
Number of Pages: 368
Publication Date: 3 Nov 2020
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publication City, Country: Australia
Dimensions (cm): 23.4(H) x 15.3(L)
Weight (gm): 500
Ken Piesse is the author of 65 books on cricket and football, including Great Australian Cricket Stories and Great Australian Football Stories. No living Australian sportswriter has written more books than Ken, who is an in-demand after-dinner speaker and president of the Australian Cricket Society. Ken lives on the Mornington Peninsula with his wife Susan and puppies Douglas & Ivy and kittens Katrina & Ellie.