The Penguin Book of Cricket Lists


All of us have at one point or the other made lists. And a cricket enthusiast will have spent hours compiling his own special ones on the greatest batsmen and bowlers. Gulu Ezekiel's The Penguin Book of Cricket Lists brings together lists of every conceivable nature pertaining to the gentleman's game: Don Bradman's All-Time World XI, an all-time Indian ODI XI, the greatest Indian Test and ODI victories ever, the biggest upsets in one-day cricket, the tallest and shortest cricketers ever, movies with cricket themes, and many more. The author also provides a treasure trove of facts, both informative and hilarious, such as:

• Which cricketing legend has acted in a Raj Kapoor film?
• Which Indian pace bowler attending the MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai fractured his finger when his hand got stuck in a postbox?
• Which Pakistani spin wizard was a vegetable vendor by profession?
• Which is the only father–son duo to have both scored centuries on Test debut?
• Which West Indian fast bowler's nickname was taken from a character on the children's TV serial Sesame Street?

These and hundreds of other sensational facts make The Penguin Book of Cricket Lists a must-have for every lover of the game.

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