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|Cricketer Paul Smith's life fell apart after he received a drugs ban in 1996, which effectively ended his career. This autobiography tells the story of the rock star lifestyle of a top cricketer, who produced Man of the Match performances at Lord's to help Warwickshire to an unprecedented domestic treble of trophies.|
|Publisher||Pitch Publishing Ltd|
|Date of Publication||03/05/2007|
|Place of Publication||Worthing|
|Country of Publication||United Kingdom|
|Imprint||Know the Score Books|
|Content Note||60 colour photographs|
|Table Of Contents||Foreword by Simon Donald Compton The Drugs Don't Work Cricket Without Boundaries Wasted? Smile like you mean it Coming down No direction home Compton revisited|
|Author Biography||All-rounder Paul Smith was part of the most successful domestic cricket team in the history of the English game. Warwickshire, under captain Dermot Reeve, won every trophy in sight and were known as 'the Manchester United of cricket'. Paul's contribution included a man-of-the-match performance in the 1994 Benson and Hedges trophy victory, the year that Warwickshire won an unprecedented domestic treble of County Championship, one-day League and B&H Cup, while losing out agonisingly on the fourth and final prize, the NatWest trophy in the final. His world crashed around him after his hedonisitic lifestyle saw him banned from playing cricket for admitting taking non-performance-enhancing drugs. Paul has rebuilt his life by using his own experiences to inspire inner city kids in both the UK and the USA to reject modern temptations such as drugs, violence and guns. He now works for the Prince's Trust in Britain and Los Angeles.|