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Simon Lister
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Simon Lister

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Simon Lister is a cricket writer and senior BBC news producer. His first book, Supercat – the authorised biography of Clive Lloyd – was short-listed for the British Sports Book of the Year award. It was, said the Guardian, ‘beautifully written’. He has been a contributor to the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack and has covered the county game for the Sunday Telegraph. For ten years, his magazine column, Eyewitness, appeared in TheWisden Cricketer and its successor The Cricketer.

Books by Simon Lister

Fire in Babylon

WINNER OF THE CRICKET SOCIETY AND MCC BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2016Fire in Babylon tells the full extraordinary story of the West Indies cricket team that brought the world to its knees and a people to its feet

Inspired by the Stevan Riley film.

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