Much has changed since I wrote my cricket book about the Scarborough Cricket Festival called Last of the Summer Wickets which was published in May 2019. If you’re planning to go to this year’s Festival and want a cricket read for company, this is it. It’s available to buy as a paperback or Kindle e-book […]
Last of the Summer Wickets
Articles on the book about Scarborough Cricket Club and Scarborough Cricket Festival by John Fuller called Last of the Summer Wickets.
You can never tell what the reaction to a cricket book might be, even one that cherishes the much loved annual migration that is the Scarborough Cricket Festival. Thankfully, the reviews so far for Last of the Summer Wickets have been both kind and positive. The book has been out since June and I thought […]
This Thursday 5 March at 7.45pm, I will be speaking at the Wombwell Cricket Lovers Society at Ardsley Oaks Club (outside Barnsley) – and you’re all invited! The focus of the Q&A with Wombwell’s Chairman James Greenfield will be my book on Scarborough Cricket Club, Last of the Summer Wickets. I’m sure we’ll also dip […]
In this extract from my latest cricket book Last of the Summer Wickets, I describe the start of the Scarborough Cricket Festival, the race for a prime viewing spot, Bradman’s 1948 Australians and sneaking Wisden Almanacks into the house. (*Cricket Yorkshire is reader-supported. That means when you buy through links on our website, I may […]
I’m delighted that my Scarborough Cricket Festival book called Last of the Summer Wickets is available in paperback, published by Great Northern Books. The Scarborough Cricket Festival has made for a compelling subject. We are firmly in an age where T20 dominates the cricket agenda and yet there is an enormously popular cricket tradition that […]