ISBN 9781741143867,One Who Will: The search for steve waugh

One Who Will: The search for steve waugh

Author:

Jack Egan

Publisher:

Allen And Unwin

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ISBN 9781741143867
Publisher

Allen And Unwin

Publication Year 2007
ISBN-13

ISBN 9781741143867

ISBN-10 1741143861
Binding

Paper Back

Number of Pages 312 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Cricket

Who is Steve Waugh? Jack Egan, respected cricketing writer and documentary-maker explores one of ¯s cricket legends in this unauthorised biography.

Steve Waugh¯s career is undisputedly the stuff of legend. As a player and as a captain he has reached the pinnacle of Australian cricket. His side has been compared to Bradman¯s Invincibles, and the media coverage following his retirement from Test cricket was reignited by his controversial naming as Australian of the Year for 2004.

Many though, including Jack Egan, have long wondered about the private man behind the public face of ¯s most successful Test captain. For all the media coverage, including his own tour diaries, Waugh guards his privacy fiercely.

This unauthorised biography by a respected cricketing writer and documentary-maker is not only a tribute to a player who has given the world some of the most magic moments in recent cricket, but also an honest exploration of the man himself.

Who is Steve Waugh? Jack Egan traces Waugh¯s career from his shaky debut on the international scene to his mastery of field placing and attacking Test cricket, revisiting a few of his key innings along the way. This is a comprehensive and objective picture of one of ¯s most successful sportsmen, his successes and failures, his effect for good, and bad, on the game on which the Australian team currently has such a stranglehold.

About the Author
Jack Egan is a widely published author, film and documentary maker. His books and documentaries have included The Bradman Era, The Story of Cricket in , The Cricket Archives and Buried Alive. He is an accomplished club cricketer.

Table of Contents
Scared and Sky
Modern Cricket
A Shot Duck
Attitude
Just Do It
Down in the Dumps
Counting Bouncers
How to Play Cricket
Sort of Tense
, Panania
The Kitchen Sink
Up the order
Stuck in there
Thanks, But no Thanks
In your Dreams
Lunch
Arjuna¯s Revenge
Still the one
Fairy Bread
A Bit of Stick
Steve Who?
O¯Reilly¯s Collie Dog
Two Miracles
Outside the Square
Sixteen Straight
Body Language
The Utmost Respect
Hype and the Hundred
The Heat of the Moment
The Last Summer
The Search for Steve Waugh
Acknowledgements
Index

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