The Ultimate In Cricket

  |  Buy to Own: 25/04/2005
  |  480 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
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Collection of eight hour-long cricket documentaries, featuring highlights of classic matches and interviews with some of the most famous players. In 'The Story of Cricket' David Gower examines how the sport has evolved in the last one hundred years. In 'Freddie's Fireworks', England player Freddie Flintoff presents a guide to his first century against New Zealand in 2003. 'Crackerjack - the Jack Russell Story' looks at the career of Robert Charles 'Jack' Russell, regarded as one of the best players in the game's history. 'Caribbean Calypso' looks at England's first victory over the West Indies for 36 years. 'English Cricket's Six of the Best - the Seventies' is a retrospective presented by David Steele. Gower examines the best matches of the decade in 'English Cricket's Six of the Best - the Eighties', while Michael Atherton looks at the following decade in 'English Cricket's Six of the Best - the Nineties'. Finally, Atherton presents a light-hearted look at some of the best - and most eccentric - players to have graced the pitch, in 'Cricket's Greatest Entertainers XI'.