As avid cricket fans, it can sometimes be hard to imagine our favorite cricket players doing anything besides exclusively playing cricket. However much they love cricket, being a professional cricket player is a job, though. So it makes sense that professional cricket players would have some hobbies they do for leisure outside of cricket. We’ve done our research and found out some of the most interesting hobbies that our five favorite cricket stars enjoy.
Several of CricketWeb’s feature writers have contributed to Patrick Ferriday and Dave Wilson’s latest book, Supreme Bowling, a companion volume to Masterly Batting, which presents 100 great Test bowling performances.
In this second of three extracts Rodney Ulyate and Patrick Ferriday are featured, writing on Allan Donald and Tim Southee respectively.
We may have only just got to the end of the county cricket season, but England are soon to embark on their much talked about tour of Bangladesh. With security concerns, certain players making themselves unavailable for selection, a new ODI captain for the tour and continuing questions about England’s ability to play spin in the sub-continent especially with a long trip to India around the corner, the tour looks set to be must-see cricket. In this post, we preview the tour and discuss the key talking points.