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The Wit and Wisdom of Test Match Special

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‘He played that so late, it was almost posthumous.’ (John Arlott)


For over fifty years, Test Match Special has provided the soundtrack to many cricket fans’ lives – now this book collects its greatest hits.


Here are all the witty sayings, bons mots, doubles entendres, wise words and priceless moments from the whole TMS team past and present, and of course their many and vari
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Hardcover, 272 pages
Published May 21st 2015 by BBC Books
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A pleasing compendium of some of the best bits of the eternal radio cricket coverage provided by the BBC. Cricket is a bizarre sport when you think about it, taking place over the course of five days on a pitch where the action is as far away from the spectators as is humanly possible. It does however provide everything that makes great sport: feats of skill, endurance and athleticism; tests of courage, concentration and character; team dynamics and individual heroism. All of which is ...more
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Dan Waddell is a journalist and author who lives in west London. He has published ten non-fiction books, including the bestselling Who Do You Think You Are?, which tied in with the successful BBC TV series. The Blood Detective is his first novel.

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