Remembering Richie is a celebration of the life of the much-loved cricket icon, Richie Benaud, who passed away aged 84 in April 2015.
Benaud, known as "the voice of cricket" was a brilliant cricketer, captain and then commentator and a true icon of the game.
This book, with a foreword from Michael Parkinson, is a celebration of his life and his lifelong love of the game, bringing toegether the best of his own writing and tributes and obituaries from those that knew him, played alongside him and worked with him.
During his playing days, he was one of the game's greatest all-rounders. As a commentator and thinker on the game he became a pioneer. He was revered as a man by the cricketing family and loved and admired by his friends and family.
Remembering Richie is a compilation of his work on subjects as diverse as T20 cricket and insight into his family life, as well as his most loved sayings and best known pieces of commentary, complemented by tributes from his friends and colleagues.
Richie Benaud was born in October 1930, and was one the most successful Australian cricketers, representing New South Wales as well as his country in 63 Tests. An outstanding captain, following his retirement he became a leading commentator, broadcasting on BBC, SKY and many other networks.
Published: 19th May 2016
Paperback, Hodder & Stoughton