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Fred Portrait Of A Fast Bowler

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190 pages
Published January 1st 1974 by Coronet (first published 1971)
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The eloquent Arlott describing the rough hewn edges and big heart of perhaps England's second best fast bowler.
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Leslie Thomas John Arlott OBE (25 February 1914 – 14 December 1991) was an English journalist, author and cricket commentator for the BBC's Test Match Special. He was also a poet and wine connoisseur. With his poetic phraseology, he was an iconic cricket commentator noted for his "wonderful gift for evoking cricketing moments" by the BBC.

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