Ultimate Cricket Superstars

By Tanya Aldred, Matt Oldfield

Illustrated by Alessandro Valdrighi

Discover the incredible true stories of 50 game-changing cricket superstars.

From Matt Oldfield, the author of Ultimate Football Heroes, and sports journalist Tanya Aldred, comes an exciting new book for young cricket fans. Discover the secrets of 50 inspiring cricket superstars, from sporting legends like Sachin Tendulkar, to modern heroes like Ben Stokes. Find out the bowling secrets of Sophie Ecclestone and Jofra Archer and the batting brilliance of Joe Root and Alastair Cook. Learn the ins and outs of the game, with fascinating facts and stats on all the best players, including “Freddie” Flintoff, Ellyse Perry, Don Bradman, Stafanie Taylor, Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli and Harmanpreet Kaur.

Categories: Non-Fiction

For readers aged: 9+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781529502015
  • Published: 04 Aug 2022
  • Price: £7.99
  • Size: 198 x 129 mm
  • Pages: 288

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Customer reviews


'An exciting new book for young cricket stars in the making' BookTime

'This fabulous, insightful and interesting book will make a perfect addition to any school library and will be a very popular read for reluctant readers, sport fans whether children or adults.' Little Blog of Library Treasures

'Featured in Pen & Inc Autumn/Winter 2022 listings, highlighting the best in diversity and inclusion in children's books.' Pen & Inc

'An excellent guide for both younger cricketers who are just starting to pick up bat and ball, as well as those who already have experience in the beautiful game.' The Cricketer

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