Amazing Cricket Stars - Mitchell Starc (Amazing Cricket Stars, Book 4)

By Clive Gifford, Illustrated by Carl Pearce

Whether you’re a diehard fan or new to the sport, prepare to be BOWLED OVER by this fun-filled book of stories, facts and stats from the world of cricket.

The book’s content spans the globe and includes unforgettable events and players from the men’s, women’s and para games, past and present. Discover inspiring pioneers, iconic players, historic moments, and some of the silliest, weirdest, most mind-boggling moments from over 100 years of this incredible sport.

Meet Brian Lara, who made a mind-blowing 501 not out in an innings.

Meet Sajjida Shah, who played for her country aged just 12.

Discover the legendary match where every player of one team was out for a duck (without scoring).

Find out about the match that was played inside a volcano . . . and another that was played on top of Africa’s highest mountain.

Meet the Indian cricketer who cut her hair to disguise herself so she could play in boy’s teams.

Meet the player who owns the world’s most expensive bat (worth a whopping £100,000) and who started adult life as a railway ticket collector . . .

And much, MUCH more!

Look out for the rest of the Amazing Cricket Stars series:

Ben Stokes

Virat Kohli

Heather Knight

Format: ebook
Ageband: 7 to 10
Release Date: 04 Jul 2024
Pages: None
ISBN: 978-0-00-870632-6
Clive Gifford started writing books at the age of 16 and hasn’t stopped since! He has had over 150 books published, most of which are for children. His books have been nominated for, or won, Royal Society, School Library Association, Blue Peter, Smithsonian and TES awards. Clive lives in Manchester.