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Heroes of Cricket

By: various
Narrated by: various
Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
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Summary

Here are all-time great performances and personalities from the world of cricket, as recalled by some of the game's leading players, writers, and commentators. You'll hear:

  • Donald Bradman: "270, Melbourne, 1936"
  • Mike Atherton: "My Duel with Donald, Trent Bridge, 1998"
  • Jim Laker: "19 for 90, Old Trafford, 1953"
  • Henry Blofeld: "Gary Sobers, the Complete All-Rounder"
  • Andrew Flintoff: "The Second Ashes Test, Edgbaston, 2005"
  • Anil Kumble: "10 for 74, Delhi, 1999"
  • Richie Benaud: "Imran Khan, Hadlee, Botham, and Kapil Dev"
  • Dickie Bird: "Yorkshire County Cricket Club"
  • Brian Lara: "501 not out, Edgbaston, 1994"
  • Shane Warne: "The Ball of the Century, Old Trafford, 1993"
  • Ian Botham: "149 not out, Headingley, 1981"
  • ©1999 Dickie Bird, 2001 Shane Warne, 2002 Mike Atherton, 2003 Henry Blofeld, 2003 John Wisden and Co. Ltd, 2005 Richie Benaud, 2005 Andrew Flintoff (P)2006 Hodder and Stoughton Audiobooks

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    A good listen.

    Would you consider the audio edition of Heroes of Cricket to be better than the print version?

    Yes because you hear the voices of the various writers and players talking about their favourite moments and players.

    What did you like best about this story?

    Hearing the voices of the contributors to the book.

    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    All of them.

    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes.

    Any additional comments?

    I enjoyed listening to this book even though I remember few of the moments spoken about.