[PDF / Epub] ☂ The Test: My Life, and the Inside Story of the Greatest Ashes Series Author Simon Jones – Rvtrek.info

Eighteen Years, Eight Series, Eight Defeats These Are The Facts I Look Around The Room We Re A Young Team Strauss, Flintoff, Vaughan, The New Guy, Kevin Pietersen None Of Us Remember England Holding The Ashes We Are A Generation That Have Grown Up In Australia S Shadow In Simon Jones Took Part In The Greatest Ashes Series Of All Time As A Devastating Fast Bowler In A Brave Young England Team, Jones Went Toe To Toe With The Might Of The Seemingly Unbeatable Australians Over The Course Of Fifty Four Days Simon Would Experience The Greatest Highs Of His Career, And Plunge To The Lowest Depths The Series Would Change His Life For Ever In Chapters That Alternate Between An Unforgettable, Insider S Account Of Each Of The Five Tests And The Remainder Of His Life, Simon Presents The Raw And Unvarnished Truth Behind International Sport The Joy And The Sacrifice, The Physical And Mental Cost And The Unrelenting Pressure Heroes Emerge, And Cricketing Legends Are Made Human The Test: My Life, and the Inside Story of the Greatest Ashes Series


About the Author: Simon Jones

There isthan one author with this nameSIMON JONES MBE is a former professional cricketer who played for England, Glamorgan, Hampshire and Worcestershire In 2005 he tore through the Australian batting order, swinging the ball at pace, and inspiring some of England s greatest ever victories as they regained the Ashes for the first time in almost twenty years That series he dismissed every single Australian batsman apart from Glenn McGrath, taking 18 wickets at an average of 21 Injury forced him out of the final match at the Oval and prevented him from playing Test cricket again He subsequently fought for eight years to return to the top level despite a series of further setbacks Now retired, he lives in Cardiff with his wife Justine and his two young sons.



10 thoughts on “The Test: My Life, and the Inside Story of the Greatest Ashes Series

  1. says:

    With the Ashes just days away I m getting myself into the mood by reading cricket stuff This autobiography by Simon Jones offers a vivid insight of the 2005 Ashes series that most cricket fans will know back to front anyway Knowing what happens doesn t reduce the enjoyment of hearing the tale through the eyes of a star performer whose injury dominated ins and o


  2. says:

    Great book, great bowler, great est series


  3. says:

    Great memoir of 2005.


  4. says:

    Really enjoyed this, primarily for the way it brought back memories of the 2005 Ashes series Not sure I particularly liked Jones by the end though.


  5. says:

    Takes a no frills approach, built around play by play accounts of each session of the 2005 Ashes series So it s not a celebrity memoir, this despite the publishers obsession with Kevin Pietersen and requires a decent knowledge of cricket language and characters No dumbed down explanations of what Lord s is For me, that s a good thing.He s a fairly modest character off the


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