Tony Lock

Tony Lock

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Tony Lock was an aggressive, attacking left-arm spinner who ideally complemented the subtleties of Jim Laker's off-spin when Surrey were winning the County Championship between 1952 and 1958. This biography tackles the 'throwing' issue in the 1960s that led to his emigration to Australia, where he became reputed as a fine professional and coach.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 162 x 236 x 26mm | 539.77g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752442511
  • 9780752442518
  • 801,430

About Alan Hill

Alan Hill is one of the foremost biographers of English cricketers. The Yorkshire-born writer and journalist has also written highly acclaimed biographies of Bill Edrich, Hedley Verity, Johnny Wardle and Les Ames. He has won the Cricket Society Literary Award on more than one occasion.His biographies of Bill Edrich and Herbert Sutcliffe were published by Stadia in 2007.show more