Author(s): Adam Gilchrist
Going in first or seventh, wearing whites or colours, Adam Gilchrist was the most exhilarating cricketer of the modern age. This is the most complete, intimate and fascinating illustrated autobiography of 'Gilly', one of the most loved sportsmen of his generation. Featuring personal photographs, stories and precious keepsakes from Gilchrist's private life and illustrious career, this book provides unprecedented access to Gilly, on and off the field. Peppered with anecdotes, reflections and jibes from friends, family and many of the biggest names in Australian and world cricket, this is the ultimate collection for sporting enthusiasts.
Going in first or seventh, wearing whites or coloureds, Adam Gilchrist was the symbolic heart of Australia's period of cricket domination, and the most exhilarating cricketer of the modern age. "Just hit the ball", is how he once described his philosophy on batting, and he seldom strayed from it. One of the most loved sportsmen of his generation, Gilchrist has long been applauded for his sportsmanship as much as for his entertaining style.