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Here’s the legendary batsman Barry Richards at the Lords Ashes Test this summer along with his biographer Andy Murtagh and Aussie coach Darren Lehmann, who joined the pair chatting with fans and signing copies of Sundial in the Shade.
The book is Andy Murtagh’s personal account of a batsman widely considered a genius lost to Test cricket – which has met with wide critical acclaim.
While the great South African batsman was over in the UK, he met up with ESNcricinfo’s Subash Jayaraman to record an interview in the popular ‘Couch Talk’ series. Listen to the podcast here, which touches on many of the themes of the wonderful book – genius, tragedy, regret and survival. Barry puts his shortened Test career in perspective, and talks about facing Bedi and batting with Pollock and Viv.
Also listen out for two forthcoming additions to the star-studded ‘Couch Talk’ series with Tim Quelch and Chris Adams, authors of Stumps & Runs and Rock ‘n’ Roll and the autobiography Grizzly.
Those who remember the 1970s are acutely aware of the travesty that the cricket world has largely forgotten Barry Richards – a cricketing genius…
Click here for more information, or to read a free sample from Sundial in the Shade – The Story of Barry Richards: the Genius Lost to Test Cricket