Unlimited Overs: A Season Of Midlife Cricket

July 18, 2019|
Unlimited Overs: A Season Of Midlife Cricket by Roger Morgan-grenville
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As Roger Morgan-Grenville prepares for a new season with the White Hunter Cricket Club, he is starting to feel his age, so he embarks on a secret plan of coaching, yoga and psychology to improve his game. Will he emerge as a sporting demi-god, or will his team-mates even notice the difference?This is the humorous and heartwarming story of that cricket season, as the White Hunters go from disaster to triumph. It is a tale of competitiveness, suspense, excellence, hospitality and incompetence, such as the missing fielder found asleep in the woods and the two opening bowlers whose MG Roadster breaks down on the way to the game. From the Castle Ground at Arundel to a field next to a nudist camp in France,players such as the Tree Hugger, the Gun Runner, and their wicket-keeper, theHuman Sieve, share the dream that this might be their day. Above all, it is theuplifting story of friendship among a team of not-very-good players who findenough moments of near brilliance to remind them why they love the game of cricket.
Roger Morgan-Grenville was a soldier in the Royal Green Jackets for nine years, during which time he served on five continents, and led the first expedition to successfully retrace Shackleton’s extraordinary journey across the island of South Georgia. His principal career as manager of a kitchenware company reflects his passion for foo...
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Title:Unlimited Overs: A Season Of Midlife Cricket
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:216 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:216 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.8 in
Published:July 18, 2019
Publisher:Quiller Publishing
Language:English
ISBN - 13:9781846892929

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