The Demon Spofforth
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Published by International Specialized Book Services .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: sport,
  • Cricket,
  • Sports & Recreation

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11060258M
ISBN 100868400041
ISBN 109780868400044
OCLC/WorldCa27574963

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  The Oval, WG Grace, the great champion of England cricket, and Fred ‘The Demon’ Spofforth, that diabolical Australian bowler, are locked in a titanic tussle as England and Australia play out a thriller of a match.4/5(9). Cashman is one of the few current writers who seems keen to redress the lack of recognition given to players from the pioneering days of international cricket, and this book focuses upon the legendary Fred Spofforth, or “The Demon” as he was known. Spofforth is remembered as Australia’s first great fast bowler, taking 94 Test wickets in 18 matches and he also was the first bowler to take a Test hat-trick . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Spofforth, who came at batsmen ‘all arms, legs and nose’ was depicted as a contortionist by one cartoonist (Melbourne Cricket Club). Order this book. OVERVIEW. Since the first edition of this book in , accolades have continued to be showered on the Demon Fred Spofforth.

  Frederick Robert Spofforth: No cricket tragic is unacquainted with the name; even the relatively illiterate know his nickname. Like most of his contemporaries, however, his published prose is rare, having appeared only sporadically in disparate journals and newspapers, most of them now decades : Fred Spofforth. Fred Spofforth was known as the demon. He was tall, strong and skilful fast bowler and created a long-lasting impact in the history of Test cricket. He was the first ever bowler to script a hat-trick in Test cricket. He was also instrumental in giving birth to Ashes. Anindya Dutta shares the fascinating story of Spofforth and first ever hat-trick in Test : Anindya Dutta. Fred Spofforth was known as the demon. He was tall, strong and skilful fast bowler and created a long-lasting impact in the history of Test cricket. He was the first ever bowler to script a hat-trick in Test cricket. Anindya Dutta is the bestselling author of the book 'Spell-binding Spells" on magnificent bowling spells, and a passionate. Frederick Robert Spofforth (–), cricketer, was a member of the Australian cricket team whose defeat of England at The Oval in brought about ‘The Ashes’ Test series. Born in Balmain, Spofforth started playing club cricket in , was first selected for NSW in , and made his Test debut in He earned the moniker ‘The Demon’ in when, as a member of the touring.

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