The Valiant Cricketer

Subtitle:
The Biography of Trevor Bailey
By:
Alan Hill
Price:
£16.99
Publication date:
ISBN:
9781908051868
Format:
Hardback
Size:
240 x 160
Pages:
216
Foreword:
Doug Insole

Description

The biography of Trevor Bailey, a three-time Ashes winner, regarded along with Ian Botham as England’s premier all-rounder since the Second World War. He played 61 Tests and became the second Englishman after Wilfred Rhodes to score 2,000 runs and take 100 wickets. After retirement from the game, he joined the BBC’s Test Match Special programme.

About the author

Journalist and writer Alan Hill has twice won the prestigious Cricket Society Literary Award for his biographies of fellow Yorkshiremen, Hedley Verity and Herbert Sutcliffe. He has also been acclaimed for his portraits of Surrey legends – Peter May, Jim Laker, Tony Lock and the Bedser twins. Alan is a senior member of the Cricket Writers’ Club.