QUESTION on Wisden Cricketer's Almanac.

QUESTION on Wisden Cricketer's Almanac.

Post by Vive » Mon, 16 Oct 2000 04:00:00


I want to know the answer to the following question :

He is the only Nobel Prize winning dramatist ever to achieve an entry in the Wisden Cricketer's Almanac.
Who is he?

Thanks in advance.

Vivek

 
 
 

QUESTION on Wisden Cricketer's Almanac.

Post by John Hal » Mon, 16 Oct 2000 04:00:00


Quote:

>I want to know the answer to the following question :

>He is the only Nobel Prize winning dramatist ever to achieve an entry in the
>Wisden Cricketer's Almanac.
>Who is he?

Samuel Beckett, IIRC. He had an obituary in Wisden, having played for
Dublin University (one of the matches actually being creditted as first-
class, I think).
--
John Hall
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