Thursday, 13 March 2014

How I fell in love with fast bowling: at great speed | Sport | theguardian.com

How I fell in love with fast bowling: at great speed | Sport | theguardian.com

The Guardian

13 Mar 2014

In the summer of 1976, Gary Naylor was a 13-year-old boy without the emotional intelligence required to fall in love. Then he saw Michael Holding bowl and learned the meaning of the word ... Photograph. Hulton Archive/Getty Images ... In the heat of England's hottest summer in living memory, I closed the curtains and watched, on our new colour television, every ball of the Fifth Test on the scorched grass of Kennington's Oval ...
 

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