Gentlemen and Sledgers: A History of the Ashes in 100 by Rob Smyth

By Rob Smyth

From the distinguished mock obituary following England's first-ever defeat by way of Australia on domestic soil in 1882, to the on-pitch insults (or 'sledges') of this day, Ashes cricket has spawned approximately as many memorable charges because it has balls bowled and runs scored.

GENTLEMEN AND SLEDGERS charts the ebb and circulation of Anglo-Australian cricketing fortunes throughout 131 years and 314 suits by means of telling the tales at the back of a hundred memorable Ashes quotations. From speedy bowler Jeff Thomson's vintage 'I get pleasure from hitting a batsman greater than getting him out. i admire to determine blood at the pitch' in 1975, to Michael Clark's infamous suggestion to Jimmy Anderson to 'get prepared for a f****** damaged arm' in 2013, the quotations include quips, insults, examples of the darkish paintings of sledging—and even the occasional thought of cricketing judgement.

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Gentlemen and Sledgers: A History of the Ashes in 100 Quotations

From the prestigious mock obituary following England's first-ever defeat via Australia on domestic soil in 1882, to the on-pitch insults (or 'sledges') of this present day, Ashes cricket has spawned approximately as many memorable fees because it has balls bowled and runs scored.

GENTLEMEN AND SLEDGERS charts the ebb and move of Anglo-Australian cricketing fortunes throughout 131 years and 314 fits through telling the tales in the back of a hundred memorable Ashes quotations. From quick bowler Jeff Thomson's vintage 'I get pleasure from hitting a batsman greater than getting him out. i admire to work out blood at the pitch' in 1975, to Michael Clark's infamous recommendation to Jimmy Anderson to 'get prepared for a f****** damaged arm' in 2013, the quotations include quips, insults, examples of the darkish paintings of sledging—and even the occasional thought of cricketing judgement.

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