**Shortlisted for the Best Cricket Book at the 2008 British Sports Book Awards**
"David Tossell's excellent study of West Indies cricket...confronts all the issues fearlessly and frankly. It is a highly commended read." --David Llewellyn, The Independent
"Enough dynamite to ignite the soul of even the most somnolent cricket fan...relevant, pithy and often amusing... this is a terrific piece of work." --Andrew Baker, The Daily Telegraph
"Excellent!" --Michael Atherton, Sunday Telegraph
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About the Author
David Tossell has been a sports journalist for more than three decades and is the author of nine previous books on a range of sports. Formerly executive sports editor of the Today newspaper, he is currently head of European Public Affairs for the NFL (National Football League). Four of his books have been short-listed in the British Sports Book Awards: Bertie Mee
and Tony Greig
(best biography), Grovel!
(best cricket book) and Nobody Beats Us
(best rugby book). Grovel! and Following On were finalists in the MCC/Cricket Society Book of the Year Award.