Keeping Quiet: Paul Nixon

Keeping Quiet: Paul Nixon : The Autobiography

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From Gower to Flintoff, Waugh to Vaughan, Cronje to Pietersen, Paul Nixon has shared a dressing room with some of the most evocative names in international and domestic cricket - and often enraged them on the field of play. The wicketkeeper, known as his sport's most prolific `sledger', has amassed more than 20 years of stories from his career at the heart of the game and now reveals them in typically outspoken style.
From `Fredalo' to match-fixing, Nixon has experienced some of the most notorious episodes in cricket history, possesses strident opinions on the game and has a track record of success in the English first-class game and the Twenty20 revolution. With an accent on off-the-field anecdotes, Nixon also lays bare the personality that led the Australian legend Steve Waugh to compare him to: `a mosquito buzzing around in the night, that needs to be swatted but always escapes.'
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  • United Kingdom
  • 075248253X
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About Jon Colman

Jon Colman is a multi-award-winning sports writer with Cumbrian Newspapers. He is a fanatical England cricket fan and has followed the team and Paul Nixon's career closely over the years. Paul Nixon is a high-profile domestic and international cricket star who has played for Kent, Leicestershire and England. He is a prolific sledger and is famously the only man to have ever upset Graham Gooch on the field of play.
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