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Start the Car: The World According to Bumble

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Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of "Bumble", the legendary SkySports cricket commentator who's one ball short of an over and delivers madcap moments galore in this ebullient, endearing and hilarious new book. David "Bumble" Lloyd is a legend in our living rooms, a genuine "good bloke" all cricket fans feel they know inside out because of his infectious, larger-th
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Audiobook, 8 pages
Published May 27th 2010 by Oakhill
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Rohan Kallicharan
Bumble is a unique phenomenon behind the microphone, and reading this book is like listening to him during a commentary stint. His absolute utter joy and love for the game comes through from start to finish. Make no mistake, he is still the little boy, privileged that cricket has been his life.

His humour is also evident. I was silly enough to read this book on a train, and I got more than one odd look as I laughed uncontrollably at his humour and antics.

However, it is not just a book of comedy....more
Jordan Forster
A must-read for any cricket fans. Plenty of insight from one of cricket's biggest and engaging personalities on a range of topics such as the purpose and place of T20, the importance of Test Match cricket, the authority of umpires, the use of technology in modern day cricket and much more cricket and non-cricket stuff. As you would expect from someone who has been part of the game for 50 years as a player, umpire and commentator there is many an amusing anecdote about the greats past and present...more
Tariq Mahmood
For one, I never knew that Bumble never played for England and was the captain for Lancashire, as well as umpire and the coach. But I did enjoy his stories of some of the great super stars immensely. The Bart one was Wasim Akram's which I won't spoil by repeating it here. The book is written in a style which I found rather difficult to follow. I therefore lost most of the intended funny stories narrated by the author. There was also not a great deal of international coverage form the author whic...more
Tony Matthews
An entertaining read. (If you like cricket).
Dignan107
An entertaining easy read. Some good stories I'm sure were taken from his after dinner repertoire. Comes across as a genuine bloke the same way he does while commentating. I'll now try and dig out his autobiography
Emma
Not the most in-depth autobiograpy you'll ever come across, but the book is as easy-going as the man himself - and has the same infectious sense of humour. Short chapters make it ideal loo reading :-)
Stephen
funny look at bumble's (aka david lloyd) world and at this time as sky sports presenter, cricketer , some parts of the book are laugh out loud, this book would suit cricket fans
Sharon Goddard
Gotta love Bumble! Terrifically funny stories and experiences
Aaron
Enjoyable book. A bit of light reading and a few laughs.
Wayne Bentley
Feb 24, 2011 Wayne Bentley rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: cricket lovers everywhere
This is very funny and just like the man himself
Michael
A nice read from crickets finest commentators.
Mike
Only for cricket officionadoes!
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