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Tom Holland
Historian. New biography of Athelstan out now! Herodotus translator. Dinosaur lover. Hedgehog conservator. A 'leading English cricketer' - The Times
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Tom Holland 2h
Replying to @WisdenCricket
Read it in the next edition of !
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Tom Holland 2h
Replying to @holland_tom
And the winner is....
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Tom Holland 2h
Replying to @holland_tom
A Social History of English Cricket by Derek Birley is ELIMINATED Chinaman and Golden Boy now vie for the top spot.
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Tom Holland 2h
Replying to @holland_tom
These are the 3 books that have podiumed: A Social History of English Cricket by Derek Birley Golden Boy: Kim Hughes and the Bad Old Days of Australian Cricket by Christian Ryan Chinaman by Shehan Karunatilaka
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Tom Holland 2h
Replying to @WisdenCricket
And so we come to the moment of decision: which of these 7 books will be voted the Greatest Cricket Book Of All Time?
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Tom Holland 4h
Replying to @OsmanSamiuddin
The Unquiet Ones: A History of Pakistan Cricket by ; Golden Boy: Kim Hughes and the Bad Old Days of Australian Cricket; Rain Men by Marcus Berkman. THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE
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Tom Holland 4h
Huge excitement, as the Best Cricket Book Ever Written judging panel take their seats. The short list: Beyond A Boundary by CLR James (inevitably); l Coming Back To Me by ; Chinaman by ; A Social History of English Cricket by Derek Birley 1/2
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Tom Holland 5h
Exactly. If you’re bowling against an IPL team, dismiss their batsmen legitimately. I don’t want to sound a prig, but the has to count for something...
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Tom Holland 7h
Replying to @MykeCole
Will do!
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Tom Holland 7h
I think it took us about 20 minutes...
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Tom Holland 7h
Replying to @MykeCole
I will ask Paul Cartledge
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Tom Holland 7h
It is an ancient Mariner, And he stoppeth poor Nicky...
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Tom Holland 8h
Replying to @bootjangler
Wow
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Tom Holland 8h
Replying to @jonawils
Good luck. Will be thinking of you!
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Tom Holland 8h
Replying to @holland_tom
SO HAPPY!!! 🏏🏏🏏🏏🏏
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Tom Holland 8h
Replying to @holland_tom
A 👏 🏏 CLEAN 👏🏏 BILL 👏🏏 OF 👏🏏 HEALTH!!!!
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Tom Holland 9h
Replying to @williamfiennes
😉🏏🍺
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Tom Holland 9h
Off for my pre-season physio...
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Tom Holland 10h
You will be able to judge my regret that it isn't from this review:
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Tom Holland 10h
Replying to @MykeCole @delong and 2 others
Ahhhh
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