Cricket enthusiasts endlessly debate the question of who are the best Australian players across different eras? In this book, experienced journalist and sports writer Liam Hauser selects his Immortal team from players who didn’t just dominate, they changed the game with their sheer will.
How do you select a team from the Australian Immortals of Cricket? In a sport saturated with statistics and analysis and changes to rules, equipment and playing conditions, and with more than 100 years of traditions and personalities to consider, just how do you make your selection? Who makes the cut and who misses out?
It is sure to lead to lively discussions and debate, and certainly controversy. But whether you agree or disagree, cricket followers around the world will find this volume provides a new perspective for the debate and an invaluable insight into the cricketing careers of some of Australia’s all-time IMMORTALS.
Liam Hauser has worked as a newspaper journalist in country Queensland and NSW. He has written on a range of sports, for publications including the South Burnett Times, Tumut & Adelong Times, Gundagai Independent, Namoi Valley Independent, and the Northern Daily Leader. He has been strongly influenced by sport throughout his career. He is great media talent, having written both cricket and rugby league books. Having lived in Queensland for more than 25 years and also lived in NSW for almost 10 years, he has put his allegiances aside to write this book, painstakingly watching a video replay of every game and exploring closely the fine line between winning and losing in the toughest game of all, State of Origin.
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