By Alan Ross
Alan Ross (1922-2001) - extraordinary poet, go back and forth author, and editor of London journal - additionally controlled to excel within the function of cricket correspondent for the Observer, during which means he England/MCC on excursions of Australia, South Africa and the West Indies. within the book-length money owed he released of those excursions, his lifelong love of the sport stumbled on wonderful expression.
Australia 63 bargains Ross's account of an Ashes sequence that pitted the britain XI led by means of Ted Dexter opposed to Richie Benaud's host part. On paper England had expertise to spare, together with the bear in mind to the workforce of ordained minister David Sheppard, and the popular bowling assault of Fred Trueman and Brian Statham. yet Benaud's Australian facet had energy extensive too. either captains have been expressly dedicated to enjoying enjoyable cricket. the truth, besides the fact that, didn't relatively reside as much as the billing.
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