- ISBN 9780349145129
- Categories BX, BX BXOS, BXOS, New Arrivals OS, Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction: Lifestyle, Sports
- Author(s) Marcus Berkmann
- Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
- Weight 0.272 kg
Marcus Berkmann, author of the cricket classics Rain Men and Zimmer Men, returns to the great game with this irresistible miscellany of cricketing trivia, stories and more fascinating facts than Geoffrey Boycott could shake a stick of rhubarb at. Which England captain smoked two million cigarettes in his lifetime? Which Australian captain, asked what his favourite animal was, said 'Merv Hughes'? What did Hitler think of cricket? Which National Hunt trainer had a dog called Sobers? Who was described in his obituary as 'perhaps the only unequivocally popular man in Yorkshire'?