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|The Ashes Quiz Book: 250 Questions on Ashes History
Brief Description: Are you a cricket fan? Do you eagerly await the biennial Test cricket series between England and Australia? Are you an expert on all the facts and figures relating to the Ashes? If so, you are certain to want to have a go at answering the 250 challenging questions in The Ashes Quiz Book.
In 1993, which England captain resigned after four Tests, when Australia retained the Ashes? Which Australian legend produced the first hat-trick in England-Australia Tests in January 1879? What was the name of the England batsman who scored 207 at Birmingham in 1997? Find out the answers inside this fun new quiz book.
With sections on the captains, batting and bowling highs, wicketkeepers, spinners, centuries, fielding records, debut performances, pacemen, runmakers and much more, there is no better way to find out about the history of the Ashes.
This is a book that cricket fans of all ages will enjoy, whether you have recently discovered the sport’s most famous tournament or have been following the Ashes for years.
About the Author:
Hugh Larkin grew up in the Black Country and was keen on sport from an early age, absorbing facts and information as well as taking part in a range of sports. He has always been a big fan of speedway.
Hugh has an MA in South-East Asian Studies from Hull University, where he chose to study because of the city’s rugby league and speedway connections. In 1990, Hugh appeared on ITV's Sportmasters quiz programme, hosted by Dickie Davies, and went on to reach the quarter-finals.
In 1992, Hugh co-authored the Cricket Quiz Book and also contributed to a ‘Square Football’ Book about the Premier League. Between 2000 and 2003 Hugh contributed match reports on non-league games to the ‘Pyramid Football’ website. He also wrote a regular column for Partybets.com.
In recent years, Hugh has written for the football website ‘Square Football’ which led to appearances on Inside Soccer, a US radio programme, where he acted as an occasional Premier League pundit.
Hugh currently works as a careers advisor and lives in Burnley with his wife Jan.