A memoir by Dennis Amiss

Not Out at Close of Play, a life in cricket, Dennis Amiss

A review by Ken Piesse

Available from cricketbooks.com.au, $60 posted

November 30 1974: As Brian Luckhurst and Dennis Amiss are walking out to open England’s innings, they spy the length of Dennis Lillee’s run-up.

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By Ron Reed



JACK Potter enjoyed two pretty good cricket careers – one as a player and one as a coach, both of which were celebrated in Melbourne on Friday when his biography, Born Lucky, was launched at a lunch put on by the Australian Cricket Society and the Victorian Taverners.

Potter, 82, is a former Victorian captain who averaged 41.22 in 104 first-class matches and got as close to Test cricket as possible without actually ever playing it – he was on the 1964 Ashes tour and was 12th man twice there and once in Australia. [Read More…]