Project Description


26 October 2021
RRP: $35.00
ISBN: 9781922626127
Hardback, 120 pages
254 x 196 mm
Children’s non-fiction

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Adam Gilchrist’s
Champions of Cricket

30 top team players who’ve shaped our game

by Adam Gilchrist and illustrated by Michael Weldon

Introducing 30 ultimate team players whose passion, leadership and risk-taking have shaped Australian cricket.

Celebrate the men and women hand-picked by the legendary ADAM GILCHRIST as some of the greatest team players the game has ever seen. Featuring anecdotes, stats, biographical information and brilliant illustrations by Michael Weldon.

Champions of Cricket is the perfect gift for young cricketers everywhere.

About the Author

Adam Gilchrist is one of Australia’s best-known and best-loved cricketers in the game’s history. ‘Gilly’ was a record-breaking wicketkeeper, outstanding batsman and vice-captain of the Australian team, earning honours including the Wisden Cricketer of the Year (2002), the Allan Border medal (2003) and ODI Player of the Year (2003 and 2004).

Upon retiring from international cricket in 2008, Gilchrist played for the Indian Premier League and and has since worked as a commentator. He lives in Perth with his family. Champions of Cricket is his first book for children.

About the Illustrator

Michael Weldon’s work is some of the most recognisable of any Australian illustrator, and appears in numerous magazines including The New Yorker, Time, Rolling Stone and The Big Issue.