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Recorded live in front of appreciative theatre audiences, here are dozens of hilarious stories about legendary Test cricketers such as Richie Benaud, Ian Botham, Geoffrey Boycott, Michael Holding and Fred Trueman, as well as some of the most famous gaffes and practical jokes carried out by the commentary team on BBC Radio's Test Match Special.

Enjoy three of the best storytellers in the business as they prove that cricket is a funny game, even when rain stops play!

©1993 Brian Johnston, 1998 Dickie Bird, 2002 Henry Blofeld (P)2003 BarryMour Productions

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loved the stories , loved the comedy and loved the speakers. only wished it went for longer

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  • 13-03-2018

A must for cricket lovers and listeners alike

Hilarious stories from the cricketing world, from both sides. A must for any lover of the game.

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  • Chris Slade
  • 21-06-2015

Delicious Nostalgia!

Simply wonderfully nostalgic. Humorous, silly and FUN! The voices and stories bring back many happy memories.

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  • 05-07-2010

Hilarious

A wonderful, anecdotal collection for lovers of this great game

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  • KEVIN RICE
  • 22-12-2017

The wit of cricket

Sorry to it was boring,maybe would better with out being live.it just about the past

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