The real story of a moment of sporting history, when an English cricket team took on Nazi Germany in 1937
Dan Waddell is a journalist, novelist and author. He covered two seasons of county cricket for the Daily Telegraph and his books include Who Do You Think You Are? and Field of Shadows- The Remarkable True Story of the English Cricket Tour of Nazi Germany, 1937. He captains Acton 2nd XI in the Middlesex County League where he tries and fails to pass on sage advice to young players.
"Eccentric and improbably entertaining" The Economist "Amusing, touching and chilling" -- Christopher Hirst The Independent "Cricket and Nazis! Can there be a more enticing combination of subjects to read about? A wonderful story... A story begging to be told" -- Marcus Berkmann Daily Mail