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My favorite Cricketer encompasses a number of the best writing taken from The Wisden Cricketer journal. optimal activities writers and celebrated cricket fanatics fondly bear in mind their such a lot fashionable participant prior or current, and clarify their collection of cricketing hero.

The participant choice levels from the most obvious offerings - resembling Trueman, Atherton, Gough, Tendulkar and Sobers - to the extra interesting or humble. members together with Gideon Haigh, Duncan Hamilton, Sid Waddell, Stephen Tompkinson and CMJ all current the case for his or her favorite cricketer and clarify simply what it really is that makes them so special.

Each piece is followed via attractive full-colour images of the participant in action.

My favorite Cricketer exhibits the breadth of cricket's enduring charm and provides a checklist of the main adored and larger-than-life characters.

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