About the Author
Chris Hawkes grew up following the Leicester Tigers - England's premier team - but his promising career in the second row came to an end with a back injury. He did go on to play professional cricket for Leicestershire CCC, as well as sampling club cricket around the world before moving into publishing as an editor. He was editor of the Cricketer's Who's Who annual for a number of years as well as writing a number of books including, for Carlton, the Cricket World Guide 2007. He lives in London.