Author(s): Orange Orange Hippo!
The nobles and gentlemen who brought the game of cricket from England's villages to the pavilion at Lord's were often as equally blessed with the gift of wit and banter as they were with leather and willow. Their turns of phrase, intellectual insights and outlandish observations were as likely to knock you for six as to leave you stumped.
The Little Book of Cricketencapsulates their often hilarious, sometimes sombre and occasionally downright bizarre quotes as the greats of the game, from Don Bradman to Steve Waugh and Ian Botham to Freddie Flintoff, all describe their beloved sport in their own words.
Ian Smith, New Zealand commentor, calling that crucial final ball of the super over.
Henry Blofeld, on a then 18-year-old Ian Botham, 1974.