As we at all times criticise the Premier for his management of home affairs, call Mr Butler a fool for his Budget, find fault with Beecham's conducting, or Gielgud's performance, can we not, sometimes, say that our cricketers are not quite so brilliant as usual?
The Long Hop (1955)
A great cricketer must be an artist and express himself in his strokes.Margaret Hughes
I have been treated as a freak, rather like the fat lady at the circus.Margaret Hughes
Very few reporters in Fleet Street can write on the game with as much observation, sense of scene and character, and knowledge of the things that technically and tactically matter.Margaret Hughes
The work of an enthusiast who has watched and enjoyed cricket with an eye for detail and for character, for adventure and the human reflection beyond the ropes. It will, I fancy, be read with the same pleasure as it was written.Margaret Hughes
The Australia of her book is not merely a setting for cricket but a place of interest, of fun and of new impressionsMargaret Hughes