By the time Dickie Bird retired from international cricket in 1996, he had stood at over 66 Test matches and 150 internationals. In this autobiography Dickie gives a behind-the-scenes account of the game and those involved in it.
Born in 1933, the son of a miner, Dickie Bird has spent a life 'married to cricket'. He was signed up to play for Yorkshire age 19, and played on the county circuit for the next 13 years. In 1979 he became a Test match umpire. The announcement that he would umpire his final Test at Lord's in June 1996 signalled the end of an international career which has won him worldwide affection as the finest umpire in cricket history.
Dickie Bird Autobiography by Dickie Bird
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