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Slow Death: Memoirs of a Cricket Umpire

Telford Vice reviews Slow Death: Memoirs of a Cricket Umpire by Rudi Koertzen with Chris Schoeman Zebra Press, pb, 225pp, £14.99 To the South African umpire with the slowly raised finger one thing matters more than any other RUDI Koertzen … Continue reading

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Young Wisden: A New Fan’s Guide to Cricket

Alex Brinton reviews Young Wisden: A New Fan’s Guide to Cricket by Tim de Lisle and Lawrence Booth A&C Black, pb, 128pp, £9.99 The second edition of Young Wisden is just what I want, says TWC’s first 11-year-old reviewer. And he’s … Continue reading

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Fifty Finest and In a League of Their Own

Richard Whitehead reviews Fifty Finest: A Tribute to England’s Test Cricket History by Andrew Bee Bridge Books, pb, 272pp, £9.99 In a League of Their Own: 100 Cricket Legends Select Their World XI by Richard Sydenham DB Publishing, pb, 190pp, … Continue reading

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Thank You, Hermann Goering: The Life of a Sports Writer

Gerald Mortimer reviews Thank You, Hermann Goering: The Life of a Sports Writer by Brian Scovell Amberley, hb, 192pp, £20 Memoirs of a sports journalist who spent three decades writing for the Daily Mail IT WAS after becoming an inadvertent … Continue reading

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The Cricketer’s Progress: Meadowland to Mumbai

Murray Hedgcock reviews The Cricketer’s Progress: Meadowland to Mumbai by Eric Midwinter Third Age Press, ph, 346pp, £14.50 Social setting has always influenced change in cricket and Eric Midwinter refreshes history to stimulating effect at a moment of unpredictable change … Continue reading

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The 2010/11 Ashes Series Complete Collection

Edward Craig reviews The 2010-11 Ashes Series Complete Collection Lace, 7-disc DVD box-set, 660 mins £44.99 Who would not want to watch it all over again? But a documentary which aims to get under the skin of England’s Ashes victory … Continue reading

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Ashes 2011: England’s Victory by Gideon Haigh

Steve James reviews Ashes 2011: England’s Record-Breaking Series Victory by Gideon Haigh Autumn, hb, 285pp, £12.99 Publishers may be keen to get their Ashes books out as fast as possible but does content suffer in the rush? Not if the writer … Continue reading

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