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The 51allout Bargain Basement Book Bonanza: Mike Brearley’s The Art of Captaincy

Slightly better than Keaton Jennings: My Story So Far

No Comments | August 21, 2017 | | Opinion | Tags: , ,
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The 51allout Bargain Basement Book Bonanza: Chris Waters’ ’10 for 10′

A fine book about a fine man.

3 Comments | March 10, 2017 | | Opinion | Tags: , ,
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The 51allout Bargain Basement Book Bonanza: ‘Sundial in the Shade: the Story of Barry Richards’

Tim Murtagh’s uncle writes about a bloke who played cricket yonks ago.

No Comments | March 4, 2017 | | Opinion | Tags: , , ,
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The 51allout Bargain Basement Book Bonanza: Iain Wilton’s CB Fry King of Sport

A legendary man. A non-legendary book.

No Comments | September 28, 2016 | | Opinion | Tags: , , ,
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No Such Thing As A Free Launch: Simon Jones’s ‘The Test’

Simon Jones writes about 2005 and all that.

No Comments | January 18, 2016 | | Opinion | Tags: , ,
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The 51allout Bargain Basement Book Bonanza: Godfrey Evans: Behind The Stumps

Not a great book, but a great lesson for shit wicketkeepers.

No Comments | December 31, 2015 | | Opinion | Tags: , , ,
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The 51allout Bargain Basement Book Bonanza: Paul Donnelley’s ‘Firsts, Lasts and Onlys’

Having saved cricket on at least two occasions, 51allout moves on to curing cancer.

No Comments | April 2, 2015 | | Opinion | Tags: , , ,
Although how he found the time to research the book is beyond us. The good people of Bermondsey and Old Southwark need an explanation.

No Such Thing As A Free Launch: Simon Hughes’s ‘Cricket’s Greatest Rivalries’

It’s the Ashes and it’s nearly Christmas. It must be time for loads of books to be published!

1 Comment | December 2, 2013 | | Opinion | Tags: , , ,
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No Such Thing As A Free Launch: Gideon Haigh’s ‘On Warne’

A fine book all about Mr Liz Hurley.

No Comments | April 4, 2013 | | Opinion | Tags: , , ,
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No Such Thing As A Free Launch: Miles Jupp’s ‘Fibber in the Heat’

Our review of one man’s tale of trying to become a cricket writer. The digs at Stuart Broad are entirely ours.

1 Comment | December 1, 2012 | | Opinion | Tags: , , ,