Calling the Shots: My Story as England Captain

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Hodder General Publishing Division, 2006 - Cricket - 272 pages
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CALLING THE SHOTS covers the two year period from the time Michael Vaughan took over as England captain. This book concentrates on leadership, with Michael describing his approach to captaincy, his aims and thoughts about the various Test series, as well as his decision making and man management strategies. The book reads as a lively and entertaining narrative, whilst maintaining its informative role during the most successful period for England cricket during the past 25 years.

CALLING THE SHOTS also takes us through the electrifying 2005 Ashes series. Michael Vaughan describes his hugely successful approach that led to triumph over the formidable Australian team, and how it felt to be part of one of the greatest series ever.

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Contents

Preface
1
First Among Equals
9
Doing It My Way
23
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Michael Vaughan was born in Manchester in 1974. He made his county debut with Yorkshire in 1993, and his England debut against South Africa in 1999. In 2002, his international career took off; he scored six centuries during the course of the year, four of these during the summer against Sri Lanka and India. In the subsequent Ashes series in Australia, Michael Vaughan was named Player of the Series. He is one of the leading batsmen in the world, and was made captain of the England team in the summer of 2003.

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