My Favourite Cricketer

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A&C Black, May 11, 2010 - Sports & Recreation - 192 pages
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My Favourite Cricketer features a selection of the finest writing taken from The Wisden Cricketer magazine. Top-quality sports writers and celebrated cricket fans fondly recall their most admired player past or present, and explain their choice of cricketing hero.

The player selection ranges from the obvious choices - such as Trueman, Atherton, Gough, Tendulkar and Sobers - to the more intriguing or humble. Contributors including Gideon Haigh, Duncan Hamilton, Sid Waddell, Stephen Tompkinson and CMJ all present the case for their favourite cricketer and explain just what it is that makes them so special.

Each piece is accompanied by stunning full-colour photography of the player in action.

My Favourite Cricketer shows the breadth of cricket's enduring appeal and presents a record of the most cherished and larger-than-life characters.

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About the author (2010)

John Stern is the Editor of The Wisden Cricketer magazine, the world's best-selling monthly cricket magazine. He is a keen amateur player and a huge cricket fan.

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