Category: Books


Who Wants to be a Batsman

‘A brilliant insight into a batsman’s fragile existence,’ (The Independent.)   When Australia’s Shane Watson rang up Simon Hughes late one night to ask him for his advice on why it was that he...


And God Created Cricket

Cricket defines Englishness like no other national pastime. From its earliest origins in the sixteenth century (or an early version played by shepherds called creag in the 1300s), through the formation of the MCC...


Jargonbusting: Mastering the Art of Cricket

Simon Hughes looks at the latest in test match, one-day international and county cricket, including frame-by-frame pictorial acconts of batting and bowling techniques, past golden moments from English Cricket Board archives, interviews with today’s...