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TonyLewis

Tony Lewis

Tony Lewis was born in Swansea in 1938 and was educated at Neath Grammar School and Christ’s College, Cambridge, where he took a degree in Modern Languages and won Blues in rugby and cricket. He played top-class rugby for Neath, Gloucester, and Pontypool. His first-class cricket career, from 1955 to 1974, saw him captain Glamorgan to only their second ever county-championship title in 1969, and win nine caps for England, eight as captain.

 

On retiring from the game through injury, he became the Sunday Telegraph’s cricket correspondent from 1975 to 1993, and spent more than twenty years broadcasting on sport for the BBC, where he was the inaugural presenter of SPORT ON FOUR. He was President of MCC from 1998 to 2000. For eight years he chaired the Wales Tourist Board, and was Chairman of the successful Welsh Ryder Cup bid and now leads the on-going work for the event in 2010.

 

He lives in mid-Glamorgan with his wife Joan. Their two daughters, Joanna and Annabel, both work in sport.

 

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TAKING FRESH GUARD


Tony Lewis has reached the top of English cricket as a player captaining his country, as a commentator for the BBC, and as an administrator becoming President of the MCC. But even these bare outlines do not do justice to the full range of his career, as a musician, rugby player, head of the Welsh Tourist Board, and much else besides. In this memoir, Tony Lewis takes us through key episodes in his life, showing how chance moments have shaped much that followed. This is the account of one man’s remarkable life and of the sport he loves so much. He recalls the great characters he has met throughout his career, and gives his vision of a way forward for English cricket.


PUBLISHER: Headline

PUBLICATION DATE: June 2003

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MCC MASTERCLASS: THE NEW MCC COACHING BOOK


MCC Masterclass is a unique book on cricket and how it is played. It unites, under the auspices of the MCC and the sympathetic, knowledgeable direction of Tony Lewis, the talents and experiences of eleven international cricketers.

Each player describes and enlarges upon his own speciality – in the cases of Vivian Richards and David Gower, these are respectively, ‘the natural approach to batting’ and `attacking play`. In the same batting chapter Geoffrey Boycott analyses ‘technique and strokes’, from how to grip the bat and play the shots, to preparing to bat and building an innings.

Dennis Lillee opens the bowling chapter by posing the question, ‘can you bowl fast?’, before showing how to test this out and prove it to yourself. Richard Hadlee offers a checklist for ‘preparing your mind and body for bowling’ and writes a particularly fascinating section on ‘reading the batsman’. Both he and Ray Illingworth (on off-spin) point out how ‘the art of bowling is the study of batsmen’.

All the famous contributors underline how cricket properly played should be both aggressive and fun. On the spirit of the game, Geoffrey Boycott says ‘think positively, as he points out that ‘part of the beauty of the batting is to be able to play fast and short-pitched bowling’. And Richie Benaud adds, ‘more important than anything else I have written is the little phrase “enjoy your cricket”‘.


PUBLISHER: Weidenfeld

PUBLICATION DATE: January 1994

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DOUBLE CENTURY: THE STORY OF MCC AND CRICKET


PUBLISHER: Hodder & Stoughton

PUBLICATION DATE: 1 June 1987

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CRICKET IN MANY LANDS


The author analyzes the world of cricket, recording England’s decline as an international force, following the events of the Packer revolution and the tangles of the South Africa debate, forecasting the shape of county cricket and describing the skills of some of the game’s finest players.


PUBLISHER: Hodder & Stoughton

PUBLICATION DATE: 21 November 1991

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A SUMMER OF CRICKET


PUBLISHER: Pelham Books

PUBLICATION DATE: 16 February 1976

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PLAYING DAYS


PUBLISHER: Hutchinson

PUBLICATION DATE: 24 October 1985

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