A laugh-out-loud collection of tales from the crease, the stumps and the pub, from the inimitable Skull.
From the pitch to the commentary box, Kerry 'Skull' O'Keeffe has covered Australian cricket from every angle for more than thirty years. His distinctive laugh, his self-deprecating humour and his incisive opinions have made his commentary of the game essential summer listening for cricket fans all over the country. Skullduggery brings together Skull's priceless columns for the Sunday telegraph, a selection of classic yarns and all-new words of wisdom to present his colourful take on cricket today. As warm and witty on the page as he is on the airwaves, Skull has the most insightful eye in cricket. He'll have you chuckling by the coin toss and wiping away tears by stumps. SKULL ON ... ... the perfect twenty20 team Cameron White as skipper, Adam Gilchrist opening the batting, Hodge at number three, Glenn McGrath with the new rock and Warney as coach/manager. Yes, I'm trapped in a time warp! ... the West Indian team they are the Fleetwood Mac of cricket - wracked by internal squabbling but with a groovy front person and still getting gigs around the world. ... the Sydney Cricket Ground SCG is the Cate Blanchett of cricket grounds - eternally dignified yet with dollops of sensuality and emotion. I'm in love with the place!