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  • Published: 15 June 2015
  • ISBN: 9781849908719
  • Imprint: BBC Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $24.99
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The Wit and Wisdom of Test Match Special


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A treasury of cricket quips and quotes from over 50 years of Test Match Special

‘He played that so late, it was almost posthumous.’ (John Arlott)


For over fifty years, Test Match Special has provided the soundtrack to many cricket fans’ lives – now this book collects its greatest hits.


Here are all the witty sayings, bons mots, doubles entendres, wise words and priceless moments from the whole TMS team past and present, and of course their many and varied celebrity guests. Whether it’s classic Test moments or hilarious asides from the boundary, you’ll find the perfect line for every occasion. Collecting over half a century of quips and quotes, and beautifully illustrated throughout, The Wit and Wisdom of Test Match Special is a cricket fan’s indispensable guide to bats, bowls, beards and bakes.

  • Pub date: 15 June 2015
  • ISBN: 9781849908719
  • Imprint: BBC Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $24.99
Categories:

About the Author

Dan Waddell

Dan Waddell is a journalist, novelist and author. He covered two seasons of county cricket for the Daily Telegraph and his books include Who Do You Think You Are? and Field of Shadows: The Remarkable True Story of the English Cricket Tour of Nazi Germany, 1937. He captains Acton 2nd XI in the Middlesex County League where he tries and fails to pass on sage advice to young players.

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