CRICKET BOOKS

Sit back and enjoy reviews of cricket books, interviews with authors and updates on projects by Cricket Yorkshire.

Exploring Remarkable Village Cricket Grounds

Remarkable Village Cricket Grounds by Brian Levison is a treasure map that has sat on my office desk for months. I have flicked through and marvelled but now a new year demands an expedition or two. The eye-catching hardback with evocative, glossy photographs of cricket grounds, by David Major and Jill Mead and complemented by Brian’s background biographies, makes you… Read more →

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Dandelion and Burdock and Don: When Yorkshire played at Settle Cricket Club

Author David Mitchell conjures up an adapted chapter from his new cricket book, From Snicket to Wicket. Here, David reminisces of his childhood at Settle Cricket Club and the spectacle of the annual match against Yorkshire County Cricket Club. Cricket has been in my blood since Grandad took me to watch Yorkshire play Australia at Bradford in 1961. A significant… Read more →

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Meet the deafblind cricket author who’s followed England around the world

Paul Duffin is a remarkable man who has not let the fact that he is severely sight and hearing impaired quash his passion for cricket one little bit. When I heard about the deafblind Wetherby-based author who had written about his tales of travelling to thirteen Test grounds to follow England between 2003 and 2012, it was crying out for… Read more →

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