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80 Not Out: My Favourite Cricket Memories
Dickie Bird

Classification : Biography & Memoir
Pub Date : Apr 11, 2013
Imprint : Hodder & Stoughton
Page Extent : 336
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781444778373
Price : 1,050

About the book

Hardly a week goes by without Dickie Bird visiting a county or Test match arena where he can keep up to date with all that is happening in the cricket world, while at the same time taking the opportunity to reflect, in the company of old friends and acquaintances, on his own colourful contribution to the sport that lasted for over half a century.



Dickie remains the most famous umpire of them all and is still highly respected throughout the world. A lovable eccentric with a joyful sense of fun, he has decided, as he approaches his eightieth birthday, to recall the highlights of his life in cricket, while also providing an illuminating insight into what he has been up to since his retirement.


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Dickie Bird
Born in 1933, the son of a miner, Dickie Bird has spent a life `married to cricket`. He was signed up to play for Yorkshire age 19, and played on the county circuit for the next 13 years. In 1979 he b...(+)
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