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Great Cricket Matches Handasyde Buchanan

Great Cricket Matches

Handasyde Buchanan

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When I was eleven years old and at my preparatory school I dismissed, unaided, a not very good side for 1 run, which was in fact a bye. As a result of this I was promoted to the first game, where, in my one and only over (a maiden) I secured theMoreWhen I was eleven years old and at my preparatory school I dismissed, unaided, a not very good side for 1 run, which was in fact a bye. As a result of this I was promoted to the first game, where, in my one and only over (a maiden) I secured the wicket of the games master with a very straight ball which bounced three times. After this I went back to a decent obscurity from which, although I have played many times since, I have never emerged- and I have had to fall back for my real enjoyment on watching and on reading about cricket. After more than forty years of this, it has occurred to me that there exists no single book which has attempted to collect the accounts, written by various authors, of great, interesting or of exciting cricket matches. In Great Cricket Matches I have tried to fill this gap.- from the editors introduction