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The Barry Richards Story - Barry Richards

Readers Union, 1978, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with some soiling to the lower panel. Pages very gently age-tanned.

Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “One of the world’s outstanding batsmen — certainly the greatest South Africa has produced — describes his early years in Durban, the experiences and family background which formed him as a man and a player, and his dazzling and sometimes turbulent career since he first made his mark as a schoolboy, captaining the first ever South African Schoolboys’ XI to tour England in 1963. He and his vice-captain Mike Procter subsequently made an impact on English county cricket, and Barry Richards gives an account of his career with Hampshire both on and off the field, with forthright views on the county game. He is equally forthright about the structure of his homeland, for which he played in one outstandingly successful Test series before South Africa was banned from international cricket — on which he also has clear-cut opinions.
Size: 8¾" x 5½"
Number of Pages: 180
Introduction: Colin Cowdrey