Batting on the Bosphorus: A Liquor-Fueled Cricket Tour by Angus Bell

By Angus Bell

Angus Bell is innocently operating within the Montreal journal while, making the most of a psychic’s imaginative and prescient, he units off to find the key cricketing international of japanese Europe. From tournaments on ice in Estonia to college leagues within the crumbling Crimea, and from a Croatian army island to communist Belarus, Bell learns how Slavs play the Englishman’s online game. Encounters with fingerless Tamil Tigers in Prague, a bomb-plotter within the Austrian Alps, a Guatemalan anarchist, and an MI6 agent making out lineup playing cards exhibit the shadowy facet of Slavic cricket. yet not anything can cease Bell from taking part in the sport or perhaps turning into the captain of a world workforce. among suits, he’s pursued via the KGB, turns into embroiled in a drug bust at the nighttime convey, and wishes emergency therapy from a Romanian dentist. This boisterous traveler’s story redefines the spirit of cricket, changing even sworn enemies of the sport into avid lovers.

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