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Caught in the Middle

Monkeygate, Politics and Other Hairy Issues; the Autobiography of Mike Procter

By Mike Procter, Lungani Zama

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From quaint beginnings on the lush fields of Hilton College, a whirlwind introduction into the Test arena against Australia announced Mike Procter as a serious contender for the tag of greatest all-rounder of all time. Blessed with pace, swing, and a free-spirited nature at the crease, 'Proccie' was primed for the biggest stages. But, like the rest of a fantastic generation of South African sportsmen, his Test career was cut short by politics. Caught in the Middle is a look at Procter's force of will to stamp his mark through county cricket. World Series Cricket also gave him the stage to showcase his full range of skills. In the second half of a lifelong journey with the sport, Procter the coach, manager and selector for the new South Africa was central to some of the modern era's most iconic and dramatic moments. While in the autumn of his career, Procter the match referee was caught in the middle of the Darrell Hair chronicles, Monkeygate in Australia, and the bomb blast that ended international cricket in Pakistan. A compelling read, Caught in the Middle is the fascinating story of a lifelong love affair with cricket.

Product code: 9781785312168

ISBN 9781785312168
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H240xW160
No. Of Pages 224
Publisher Pitch Publishing Ltd
Caught in the Middle is the compelling story of a lifelong love affair with cricket, by one of the sport's finest ever all-round players. Mike Procter's life in cricket was always in the thick of things, after making a name for himself as a player, he made his mark on the international stage as a coach, manager and match referee.