Fatty Batter : How Cricket Saved My Life (then Ruined It), Paperback

Fatty Batter : How Cricket Saved My Life (then Ruined It) Paperback


A fat boy with a passion for sweets and a loathing for games, the young Michael Simkins finds in cricket a sport where size doesn't necessarily matter and a full-blown obsession is born.

Now in middle-age, he still harbours the somewhat deluded belief that the England middle-order might usefully benefit from his hard-earned skills.

From impromptu Test series played with his dad in the family sweetshop through to his years running a team of dysfunctional inadequates, Fatty Batter is the bestselling and hilarious story of one man's life lived through cricket.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Ebury Publishing
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  • Category: True stories
  • ISBN: 9780091901516



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