The Cricket Lover’s Companion

  • Imprint: Summersdale
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 192
  • Price: £9.99
  • Publication date: 5 September 2011
  • ISBN: 9781849531740

About the book

‘I’m confident they play cricket in heaven. Wouldn’t be heaven otherwise, would it?’

Patrick Moore


When the umpire has cried ‘All out’ and you’re gearing up for the long walk to the pavilion, prepare to be bowled over by this miscellany of quotes, jokes and trivia on the gentleman’s game.

About the author

Richard Benson is a retired teacher, based in Suffolk, with a wealth of anecdotes from his professional life, which have fuelled the phenomenally successful F in Exams series. He's also a keen amateur cricketer.