Some men are born medium-paced, some achieve medium-pace, and some have medium-pace thrust upon them. Bowlers who take wickets not with pace or spin, but - at speeds between 65 and 85mph - by nagging accuracy are the commonest in cricket. So far, however, nobody has paid them any attention. Yet seam bowling remains one of cricket's most mysterious arts. George Hirst, one of the best early exponents of swerve, was as puzzled by it as his opponents. 'Sometimes it works,' he said, 'and sometimes it doesn't.' Examining the ...

The Trundlers 2014, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780349138688

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The Trundlers 2013, Little, Brown, London

ISBN-13: 9781408704066

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