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Six Of The Best: Cricket's Most Famous Over

3.67  ·  Rating Details  ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published August 29th 2008 by Celluloid Ltd
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Grahame Lloyd
Dec 30, 2008 Grahame Lloyd added it  ·  (Review from the author)
Reviews of Six of the Best
“My cricket book of the year… with due diligence and stylish pace,
Lloyd interviews every single person remotely concerned with the feat…the skillfully wrought Six of the Best is the nearest I can imagine to a perfect book.”
Frank Keating, The Oldie

“One of the finest cricket books of 2008… smashing stuff in every sense.”
Daily Telegraph

“This is a book that exemplifies all that is best in cricket writing. Diligent research, a great deal of time and sympathetic interviewi
Huw Rhys
Apr 20, 2012 Huw Rhys rated it really liked it
If you search on "Six of the Best" on virtually any search engine that deals with books, then this isn't the type of subject matter that comes to the top.

Although that's not quite strictly true - Grahame Lloyd's interesting little tome does talk a fair bit about spanking - the spanking of a cricket ball in fact, all around St Helens in Swansea for one over (that's six balls, usually 3 or 4 minutes in duration) in the autumn of 1968.

He manages to draw out those 6 balls for over 200 quite captivat
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