BOOK: 'Yorkshire CCC On This Day' by James Buttler— 3 September 2012
OUT TODAY: Which Yorkshire captain worked as a stockbroker in Newcastle? Which Pudsey-born cricketer and 2nd Lieutenant died in action in World War One as he led his men over the top on the first day of the Battle of the Somme in July 1916? Who held the record for Yorkshire’s highest individual List A score for 32 years?
From the earliest days of the Yorkshire County Cricket Club to the new millennium, James’s Buttler’s fascinating and informative Yorkshire CCC On This Day: History, Facts & Figures from Every Day of the Year offers a diary-style daily log of the major events in the team’s history.
Each calendar day is covered with multiple entries for busier days, and features the great matches, cup wins, successes and near misses, promotions and demotions, the birth and death dates of notable players and officials, and all of the unforgettable individual and team feats and records that have shaped our famous cricket club.
This engaging, absorbing and invaluable reference book is an historical tour de force and a must-read for anyone with even a passing interest in Yorkshire cricket.