Cheltenham and Gloucester Cricket Year 2004
Lavish in presentation, compelling in style and comprehensive in breadth, the Cheltenham & Gloucester Cricket Year 2004 features reports from professional cricketers and commentators around the world. Topics include the winter tours to Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the West Indies, the npower Test against New Zealand, and the NatWest series. Aggers also writes on topical cricketing stories, ranging from Steve Waugh's resignation early in the season to the continuing controversy about politics and cricket. It features every international series taking place this year to the end of the English season in the autumn. Much of the book focuses on English cricket, and fact files are provided for all the County Cricket clubs, while photographs bring the highlights of the season to life. The Cheltenham & Gloucester Cricket Year is essential reading for all cricket enthusiasts.
- Hardback | 320 pages
- 189 x 246mm
- 15 Nov 2004
- Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- London, United Kingdom
- illustrations (some color)
'This annual is always a winner... Essential reading for all cricket enthusiasts, the yearbook is always worth having in stock.' Publishing News 'Stealing a six month march on Wisden, this comprehensive annual usually finds its way onto most cricket fans' Christmas lists. In a pretty thin year for books about sport, its appeal should be even greater than usual.' The Bookseller 'An invaluable record of every First-Class match played around the world.' Daily Mail 'Eye-catching and comprehensive.' The Times
About Jonathan Agnew
Jonathan Agnew was raised on a farm in Lincolnshire and attended Uppingham School before becoming a professional cricketer. He made his debut for Leicestershire in 1978 and represented England in three Tests and three One-Day Internationals in 1984-85. Despite being one of the country's most consistent wicket-takers, Agnew was continuously overlooked by the selectors and, in frustration, retired in 1990 to become the cricket correspondent of Today newspaper. Agnew became BBC cricket correspondent in 1991. He was voted 'Best Radio Reporter' in 1992, and has published two books. This is his sixth year as Editor of the Cricket Year. He has two daughters from a previous marriage and now lives with his wife, Emma, two stepchildren and two labradors, Curtly and Klusener, in rural Leicestershire.