A Fair Field and No Favour

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Brilliantly conveying all the drama and excitement of the series of a lifetime, this book documents the extraordinary events of the 2005 Ashes series between England and Australia that kept cricket lovers in both countries spellbound. The 2005 Ashes series—widely regarded as the greatest test cricket series in more than 50 years—comes alive in this nonpartisan account of one of the most partisan sporting events in the world. 


Gideon Haigh is the author of several books—including Asbestos House, The Big Ship, The Border Years, Endless Summer, Game For Anything, and Mystery Spinner—and the editor of Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack Australia. He also covered the 2005 Ashes series for The Guardian.