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Cricket Anecdotes


 

Ken Biddulph, the fast bowler, found Colin McCool as his room-mate in Somerset.

McCool was a part of Bradman's famous team from 1948. Young Biddulph was fascinated at this prospect of sharing a room with this renowned cricketer. Moreover, McCool was Bradman's room-mate on that tour.

McCool, at that time, was writing a book: his autobiography 'Cricket Is A Game'. 

He kept Biddulph awake half the night through, practically the whole season, with his typewriter. 

Biddulph used to wake up in the middle of the night and ask, "Colin, what are you doing?"

His reply was rather short and to-the-point: "Get back to sleep. I'm writing a book."











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