Huw Turbervill
Publisher: Lume Books (June 18, 2013)
Pages: 79

Botham, Bradman, Grace, Hobbs, Flintoff, Warne, Spofforth, Lillee. So many great players. Lord's, The Oval, Headingley, the MCG, the SCG, the Adelaide Oval. So many iconic venues. Huw Turbervill, cricket writer for The Daily Telegraph, and the author of 'The Toughest Tour', sifts through 310 Test matches, over 66 series, across 131 years, to assemble a list of the greatest Ashes Tests. Over the course of history Huw highlights the epic rubbers, staggering comebacks, painful capitulations and sheer bloody-minded heroics from the greatest players throughout cricket’s greatest contest. The Greatest Ashes Tests is a window into the history of the game and some of its legendary batsmen and bowlers.Blending narrative and stats with quotations and good judgement Huw Turbervill has written a book to enjoy (and argue with) for when fans are having their lunch – or for when rain stops play – ...
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