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My cricketing days

Charles Gordon Macartney

My cricketing days

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Published by William Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementC. G. Macartney.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 240p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17214478M

If you have to chose one person for being the most impactful Indian Cricketer, it would be hard not to pick Kapil. When we did the double in we had a special presentation back in Manchester and I remember Jack Bond giving me the two pieces of silverware to hold, one in each hand. As Smith and his partner returned to the Rendezvous hotel last year to discuss his suicidal moods, they witnessed a tragedy. You wanted to do well for them.

While Nyren, a boy at the time of the incident inmay have thought that White was cheating, it is now believed that he forced an issue as the modern straight bats were a recent innovation, replacing the original hockey-stick shape, and no standard dimensions had as yet been agreed. Here is how the Daily Mail described it: "Lancashire did far more than win the Sunday League title yesterday. He is an embodiment of the perfect gentleman and he is a great role model for every youngster," said Abhranil Roy who heads the digital media team at Sportwalk. At times I felt my life resembled a roller coaster. There might have been people more influential, people who served Indian Cricket more, but none had more impact than Kapil.

Strolling onto the other terraces are mature blokes in short-sleeved shirts and flannels, some with copies of The Sun tucked into their back pockets. His partner was Eknath Solkar, about the same pace and a jack of all trades. He said how much I was still loved. The batsman played and missed, and Prof made a late save down the leg-side to stop any byes.


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Nyren is now regarded as a key source for information about these players. The fascinating glimpses he provides of men like Budhi Kunderan, the Gupte brothers and Polly Umrigar to single out just a few suggest that all should be the subject of much longer essays than can be accommodated within the strictures of a newspaper article.

My once upon cricketing heroes. Over half a million rock fans 'hippies and druggies' according to some newspapers have flooded over to a small island off the south coast of England for the biggest 'gig' of all time, the third Isle of Wight Festival. Each bowler is limited to a maximum of eight overs, and I had now bowled five of my overs.

The pitched delivery was still new, having been introduced in the s, when Lamborn played i. Nowadays, 40 years after his retirement from the game, he is still warmly welcomed all over the world as an ambassador for cricket. Most people are unconscious if the reading is 0.

After having played in more than international games, I had to play a tournament where I did not even know any of the players.

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He said how much I was still loved. Before his arrival, like many kids during that time, I had two cricketing heroes, Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev. The batsman played and missed, and Prof made a late save down the leg-side to stop any byes.

He also revealed that there were many cricketing moments and they did their research well to prioritise the best 15 cricketing moments. The batsmen had crossed off the last ball of the over.

Noisy, excitable crowds too.

Rahul Dravid, former cricketing legend, turns comic book superhero

She also openly spoke about the controversies revolving around her sexuality. For them, the inspiration to make a comic book on Dravid came by meeting the Rahul Dravid fan clubs based in South India. But it would be wrong to be too critical of a book that is such an enjoyable read, and I would certainly encourage anyone with an interest in the Indian cricketers of the second half of the twentieth century to make the effort to track down a copy of Bombay Boys: Chronicles of Cricketing Heroes.

Mailman was a little presumptuous though — after the tenth over had finished he asked if he could actually face a ball himself. A small pod of younger fans, long hair, jeans and T shirts saunter over the practice field which is used as a car park on match days. Once again though, Dodge had become distracted from the task at hand, and by limiting his partner to boundaries, I had cleverly kept Dodge off strike.

It is a draw and I tear back to the cricket ground to find Lancashire in command thanks to Wood'shalf-centuries from Pilling and Clive Lloyd and an unbeaten 82 from our new golden boy Frank Hayes.

Nyren says: [16] He was a bowler — right-handed, and he had the most extraordinary delivery I ever saw.

My best cricketing memories were made at Lord’s, says Mohd Kaif

One was Syed Abid Ali, sadly not a Bombay man and thus not featured here. This woman had wedged herself in a drain. While the "general" way for an overarm bowler to spin the ball is from off to leg i.Whether you’re a weekend cricketer or aspiring armchair expert, Cricket For Dummies helps you make sense of this fascinating sport.

Not just a jargon busting guide to cricket’s laws, techniques and tactics, it also contains advice on kitting yourself out and provides lessons on playing the game and improving your batting, bowling and fielding. My best cricketing memories were made at Lord’s, says Mohd Kaif The cricketer also feels that still not 40, he is yet to “do more” brunch Updated: Oct 21, ISTAuthor: Veenu Singh.

Sourav Ganguly reveals why he decided to retire in his debut book ‘A Century is Not Enough’ “It was the seven toughest days of my cricketing career,” Ganguly writes.

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My cricketing days. [C G MaCartney] Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Bombay Boys: Chronicles of Cricketing Heroes is not an unusual format, in that it comprises a series of short essays on players who the author finds interesting.

There are some decent examples of this sort of book around, but generally the shorter the essays the less impressive the book.