Sex & Drugs & Rebel Tours: The England Cricket Team in the 1980s

Sex Drugs Rebel Tours The England Cricket Team in the s Throughout the s England lurched between the highs of Ashes victories and the lows of on field humiliation and a series of controversies involving tabloid scandals South African rebel tours and

  • Title: Sex & Drugs & Rebel Tours: The England Cricket Team in the 1980s
  • Author: David Tossell
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  • Page: 497
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  • Throughout the 1980s, England lurched between the highs of Ashes victories and the lows of on field humiliation and a series of controversies involving tabloid scandals, South African rebel tours and Pakistani umpires The Ashes were won dramatically in 1981, regained by David Gower s team in 1985 and retained by Mike Gatting in 1986 87 There was even a World Cup Final apThroughout the 1980s, England lurched between the highs of Ashes victories and the lows of on field humiliation and a series of controversies involving tabloid scandals, South African rebel tours and Pakistani umpires The Ashes were won dramatically in 1981, regained by David Gower s team in 1985 and retained by Mike Gatting in 1986 87 There was even a World Cup Final appearance in India Yet twice the West Indies inflicted 5 0 series defeats Players were fined for bad behaviour on the field, while Ian Botham was suspended for smoking marijuana Lord s stumbled through ten changes of captaincy in the decade In 1988, Gatting, under pressure following an umpiring row, was brought down by a barmaid, leading to the appointment of four skippers in one series It was the most chaotic period in English cricket history Through interviews with many of those involved, Sex Drugs Rebel Tours tells the story.

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    1. Well researched and comprehensive albeit without any major new revelations, this is more a general summary of what is already known about the era with some opinion from players of the time (Emburey, Fowler, Gower, Nick Cook etc).I found the earlier part of the book more engaging, with detail about the disorganisation of tours, the subterfuge of organising rebel tours, the divisiveness of Boycott and the dominating figure of Botham in the dressing room, the selectoral inconsistencies that made al [...]


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