From the very beginnings of the game to the present day, Cricket, Curious Cricket presents a veritable cornucopia of cricketing curiosities from around the globe. From remarkable and history-making feats on the pitch to quirky and unusual cricket-related events off the field, this book will delight and entertain cricket fans of all ages. Who once dismissed Don Bradman for a duck on Christmas Day? Which British prime minister wrote a poem about cricket? Who scored his maiden hundred in first-class cricket in twenty-one minutes? Which English batsman got married five times? Who took a hat trick on his first-class debut and later became a movie star?