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When I was eleven years old and at my preparatory school I dismissed, unaided, a not very good side for 1 run, which was in fact a bye. As a result of this I was promoted to the first game, where, in my one and only over (a maiden) I secured the wicket of the games' master with a very straight ball which bounced three times. After this I went back to a decent obscurity fro ...more
Paperback, Uncorrected proof copy, 410 pages
Published April 1962 by Eyre & Spottiswoode
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Writers such as the doyen of them all, Neville Cardus, Pelham Warner, Denzil Batchelor, P G H Fender, Alan Ross and Jack Fingleton all give their thrilling accounts of matches that have moved them one way or another.

Cardus writes of that legendary game in which an ageing Archie MacLaren got together a scratch XI to play the undefeated 1921 Australians at the end of their tour. And after being dismissed cheaply in the first innings, MacLaren's XI won with Cardus one of the very few journalists in
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