About the Author
Hamish McDouall was born in Wanganul the year West Bromwich Albion last won the F.A. Cup. His first book The Who's Who of New Zealand Cricket (McIndoe Press) was published in 1993. He has published articles in the Observer, the London Evening Standard and When Saturday Comes and newspapers throughout New Zealand. He completed a Master of Arts degree at Otago University in 1996, and is currently completing a law degree. In 1989 he won Sale of the Century, and a year later won New Zealand Mastermind. He loves travel and has lived in Sweden, England and Russia in recent years. The highlight of his cricketing career was a game against the M.C.C. in Sweden in 1999.