Bill Frindall, known to cricket fans everywhere as the Bearded Wonder, is now the longest-serving member of the Test Match Special team, having been its scorer since 1966 and not having missed a home Test match in the last 41 seasons. In this highly entertaining volume of memoirs, he looks back at some of the funniest moments that have occurred in the commentary box and assesses the great characters that he has worked with during that time, including the legendary figures of John Arlott and Brian Johnston. Frindall also picks out the most memorable games he has seen, and provides revealing insights into the players. Packed with fascinating facts and figures, this is a must-have for cricket lovers everywhere.
Bill Frindall made his debut in the Test Match Special box in 1966 and is now the longest-serving member of the team. Known the world over as 'The Bearded Wonder', he is cricket's leading statistician. A professional after-dinner speaker, he is also the President of British Blind Sport. He was awarded the MBE in 2004.