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An Evening with Dickie Bird  free pdf Dickie Bird is not only the world's most famous cricket umpire, he is also one of the most entertaining public speakers of our time. Here are anecdotes about the game he loves so much and has served so well, with some fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpses of cricket around the world over the past forty years. The engaging character of the man, the down-to-earth wit of a great Yorkshireman and his outstanding gifts as a storyteller make this a recording to treasure.

About Dickie Bird

Born in 1933, the son of a miner, Dickie Bird has spent a life 'married to cricket'. He was signed up to play for Yorkshire age 19, and played on the county circuit for the next 13 years. In 1979 he became a Test match umpire. The announcement that he would umpire his final Test at Lord's in June 1996 signalled the end of an international career which has won him worldwide affection as the finest umpire in cricket history.

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Author : Dickie Bird
Publisher : Hodder
Data Published : 29 June 2006
ISBN : 1844563774
EAN : 9781844563777
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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