Bearders : My Life In Cricket

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Bill Frindall, known to cricket fans everywhere as the Bearded Wonder, is now the longest-serving member of the Test Match Special team, having been its scorer since 1966 and not having missed a home Test match in 40 years. In this highly entertaining volume of memoirs, he looks back at some of the funniest moments that have occurred in the commentary box and assesses the great characters that he has worked with during that time, including the legendary figures of John Arlott and Brian Johnston. Frindall also picks out the most memorable games he has seen, and provides revealing insights into the players. As you would expect from the world's leading cricket statistician, the book is packed with fascinating facts and figures. For lovers of cricket everywhere, especially fans of TMS, this book is the perfect summer's more

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  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 153 x 234 x 30mm | 664g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 30 Colour Photo\Illu(s)
  • 0752875159
  • 9780752875156
  • 2,196,900

About Bill Frindall

Bill Frindall made his debut in the Test Match Special box in 1966 and is now the longest-serving member of the team. Known the world over as 'The Bearded Wonder', he is cricket's leading statistician. A professional after-dinner speaker, he is also the President of British Blind Sport. He was awarded the MBE in more

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'A self-deprecating humour gives his book an appeal far beyond the minutiae of his astonishing feats of scoring.' THE INDEPENDENTshow more