Overview:Berkmann's Cricketing Miscellany - 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'? No other sport is so steeped in oddness and eccentricity. There's the only Test player ever to be executed for murder, the only first-class cricketer to die on the Titanic, and the only bestselling author to catch fire while playing at Lord's. (It was Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The ball hit a box of matches in his pocket.) All cricket is here, including an XI entirely made up of players who share their names with freshwater fish.
This book is on page /925b2124b7e8cd7259fc8aad444a5e62/book/1603725640-9781408711767. It was written by the following authors: Marcus Berkmann. Book Berkmann's Cricketing Miscellany, which can be read online, published by the company: Little, Brown Book Group. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2019-07-11 00:00:00. It has 336 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 469 g. File for download Berkmann's Cricketing Miscellany has PDF format and is called berkmanns-cricketing-miscellany.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our st8.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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