How I played the game

Cricketer Mike Atherton retired last year--and completed his autobiography a few months later </p><p>
Some recent autobiographers have given us their career retrospectives while in their teens and 20s. Nevertheless, the 34-year-old Mike Atherton still seems too young to be giving us his. He is at an age when many cricketers are reckoned to be at their prime; but Atherton was never one to follow convention. Instead, after 15 years of non-stop cricket around the world, he called time on his playing days at the end of last summer to pursue a career in the media and follow interests outsid...

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