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Old Trafford free pdf THIS was only the second ground in England - after The Oval and before Lord's - to stage a Test THIS was the venue for one of the closest and most thrilling Test matches in England in 1902 - Australia won by 3 runs THIS was the place where Alan Lamb scored the third of successive Test centuries in 1984 (just as Charlie Macartney did in 1926) THIS was the setting for Fred Trueman's demolition of India in 1952 and Jim Laker's 19-wicket haul in 1976 THIS was the venue for the shortest completd Test, in 1888 THIS is the ground Andrew Flintoff described in 2004 as 'a second home for me. It just feels right here.' David Mortimer looks at every Test match played at Old Trafford since the first in 1884. Full scorecards and match reports for every game are brought alive by the words of those who played, watched and organised some of the greatest ever Tests. David Mortimer has talked to some of the many great players who have appeared at Old Trafford and begins his book with a history of this famous ground.

About David Mortimer

DAVID MORTIMER worked for the educational and overseas departments at Longman from 1960 to 1985 before moving to Macmillan then to BBC as Head of Publishing in the Education Directorate. His previous books include Classic Cricket Clangers and Classic Rugby Clangers (Robson). He lives in Sussex.

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Author : David Mortimer
Publisher : Sutton Publishing Ltd
Data Published : 21 April 2005
ISBN : 0750936673
EAN : 9780750936675
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 248 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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