By Alan Ross
Alan Ross (1922-2001) - exotic poet, trip author, and editor of London journal - additionally controlled to excel within the function of cricket correspondent for the Observer, during which capability he England/MCC on excursions of Australia, South Africa and the West Indies. within the book-length money owed he released of those excursions, his lifelong love of the sport discovered excellent expression. Australia 55 bargains Ross's views at the conflict for the Ashes, the vacationing aspect led via Len Hutton, and Ross's personal bright first impressions of the host country.
'The mammoth fluctuations of the sequence - England, crushed in Brisbane, received in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide to hold the Ashes - engaged [Ross's] curiosity; his fascination with Len Hutton, a 'lonely determine struck down through as many failures as any overworked hero in Greek mythology', deepened...'
Gideon Haigh, Cricinfo
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