Bob Woolmer’s Art and Science of Cricket has 52 ratings and 3 reviews. Rohin said: I absolutely loved it! Honestly one of the best cricket books I have r. Bob Woolmer is the author of Bob Woolmer’s Art and Science of Cricket ( avg rating, 52 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), Woolmer on Cricket ( Bob Woolmer’s books Bob Woolmer On Batting by Bob Woolmer on Bowling. Robert Andrew Woolmer (14 May – 18 March ) was an international cricketer, .. Print/export. Create a book · Download as PDF · Printable version.

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Mayuresh Churi rated it it was ok May 28, Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. He had been ‘ per cent certain’ that Woolmer was strangled.

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A successful player bov even more successful coach, at 58 the expectation was that he would have many more productive years to give the game, as he no doubt thought himself, being most of the way to completing this book. But if bog enjoy cricket and want to learn more this is the book for you! He was an inspiration to Avendale and was instrumental in assisting the club to grow and be successful.

No trivia or quizzes yet. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In the windowless room that evening, anything seemed possible. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Boook, a downpour drenched the Kingston streets.

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Hardcoverpages. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Two days earlier he had declared that Woolmer was murdered, the exact cause of death ‘asphyxia as a result of manual strangulation’.


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Bob Woolmer’s Art and Science of Cricket

He preferred to hook a ‘coloured’ club rather than a ‘white’ one in boo South Africa. One reason, it was suggested, why no murderer had been identified was that the elusive strangler never existed.

Woolmer’s body was found on the morning of Sunday 18 March, in the white-tiled bathroom of roomon the 12th floor of the Jamaica Pegasus hotel. Concerns had already been expressed by Scotland Yard.

Because of him, there is still an annual programme for a talented Avendale cricketer to spend a summer at Lord Wandsworth College in Hampshire. He had arrived in Jamaica in to investigate a shooting and was then appointed Deputy Commissioner, on secondment from the Yard.

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On 12 JuneLucius Thomas, the commissioner of the Jamaica Constabulary Forceannounced that the investigation had concluded that Woolmer had died of natural causes, and was not murdered as indicated by the earlier pathologist’s report.


Woolmer was not a well man. Ali rated it it was amazing Aug 28, At 6ft 6in and with his good looks and natty suits, Shields, the former Scotland Yard officer, was the English copper straight from central casting. Want to Read saving…. Bob’s widow, Gill, at home in Cape Town, told friends that she believed ‘mistakes were made’ by bool.

Afterwards, Woolmer turned to the Hook journalists and accused their Pakistani counterparts of being out to ruin him at the behest of former players Imran Khan and Javed Miandad. By now desperate, Jamaican police sought a third opinion.

Bob Woolmer (Author of Bob Woolmer’s Art and Science of Cricket)

They ascended in silence. Bob Woolmer’s tragic death in came as a shock to all cricket lovers. In Pakistan beat England in a home series immediately after England had beaten the Australian team in England to secure the Ashes. The following day, with Pakistan out of the tournament, Woolmer was found dead in his hotel room.

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Shields suggested Woolmer’s killers were not Jamaican woolmre Yardies used guns or knives. Certain to become the definitive manual on playing and coaching cricket, this trail-blazing book represents the first time that a cricket coach and a sports scientist both world experts in their field have teamed up to create probably the most comprehensive book on playing and coaching cricket there is.

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