Garry Sobers: My Autobiography

Garry Sobers: My Autobiography

by Garry Sobers (Author)

Synopsis

Garry Sobers is a cricketing legend; his feats with bat, ball or in the field are remarkable. In this revealing and honest autobiography, Sobers talks about his upbringing and the tragic accident that inspired him throughout his career. He explains how he helped the West Indies to become the most feared cricketing nation in the world, setting them on a course of success that would run for another 20 years. With authority that comes form his unique status in the game, he assesses modern cricket, with its allegations of corruption, and gives his verdict on how the sport can progress in the 21st century.

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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Edition: First Edition, First Impression
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing
Published: 20 May 2002

ISBN 10: 0755310063
ISBN 13: 9780755310067

Media Reviews
Sobers is a cricketing legend, the greatest all-rounder of all time; his feats with bat, ball or in the field are remarkable. In this revealing autobiography, Sobers talks about his upbringing and the tragic accident that inspired him throughout his career. He explains how he helped the West Indies to become the most feared cricketing nation in the world, setting them on a course of success that would run for another 20 years. With the authority that comes from his unique status in the game, he assesses modern cricket, with its allegations of corruption, and gives his verdict on how the sport can progress in the 21st century. On his retirement, Sobers was the world's most prolific test run scorer (with the record individual score in an innings) and seventh highest wicket taker.
Author Bio
Garry Sobers played 93 times for the West Indies between 1954 and 1974. On his retirement, he was the world's most prolific Test run scorer, with the record individual score in an innings, seventh highest wicket taker, and fourth most catches. He was knighted in 1975.