This is the story of Allan Donald, South African cricket's leading world-class bowler. The book charts his arrival at Warwickshire C.C.C. as a shy 19-year-old, to South Africa's return to the international fold, including the two tours of England.
This is the story of Allan Donald, South Africa's leading world-class bowler. The book charts his arrival at Warwickshire C.C.C. as a shy 19-year-old, to South Africa's return to the international fold, including the two tours of England. Competition for the one overseas berth, injuries and loss of form meant a tricky baptism for Donald in the county game, before Bob Woolmer arrived at Edgbaston in 1991 to reconstruct his bowling action. In this book Donald reviews his relationship with key players and backroom staff including Woolmer, Dennis Amiss, Dermot Reeve and Brian Lara, and contrasts the unique team spirit during Warwickshire's trophy winning seasons with the later rifts that developed over the selection of Lara as the county's overseas player. In the test arena, South Africa's return to the international fold in 1992, with Donald to the fore, began tentatively, leading to a fiercely fought series with Australia home and away in 1994, and culminating in the two tours of England.
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Allan Donald was born in Bloemfontein and made his first-class cricket debut at the age of 18. He joined Warwickshire CCC in 1987 and has been their principal overseas player for more than a decade. He has spearheaded South Africa's bowling attack since their return to international cricket in 1992, capturing over 250 wickets in 45 Tests. Pat Murphy is BBC Radio Sports Correspondent in the Midlands, specialising in soccer and cricket. He has ghosted autobiographies with cricketers such as David Gower, Wasim Akram, Jack Russell and Devon Malcolm.
White Lightning by Allan Donald
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