Cricket's Strangest Matches by Andrew Ward

By Andrew Ward

A desirable selection of precise tales approximately cricket's oddest fits - starting from the weird to the downright hilarious. Drawn from the long annals of the game's background, Cricket's Strangest suits is a needs to for all cricket fanatics and for an individual drawn to the heritage of the game. different titles within the sequence: Football's Strangest fits (9781907554087), Rugby's Strangest suits (9781907554063) and Golf's Strangest Rounds (9781907554070).

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