Books

Here are some books I've written. Please buy them all so I have more money. Thank you.

Cricket Books (featuring comedy)

Wasted Review of Cricket - 2023/24

A detailed recap of my cricket watching over the summer of 2023/24.

The 100 Funniest Moments in Australian Cricket

Funny cricket is better than good cricket. Be convinced of this cosmic truth with a countdown of the hundred funniest moments in the history of Australian cricket.

Wasted Review of Cricket - 2023

A detailed recap of my cricket watching over the winter of 2023.

Wasted Review of Cricket - 2022/23

A detailed recap of my cricket watching over the summer of 2022/23.

The Ten Greatest World Cup Wins in Australian Cricket

A book that can only be written about Australian cricket. No other nation even has 10 World Cup wins to rank, let alone the 20-something Australia has. I recap all the best tournament triumphs, from the against-the-odds victories to the strutting undefeated runs.

Wasted Review of Cricket - 2022

A detailed recap of my cricket watching over the year, all done in what critics sneeringly refer to as my 'unique style'. Think of it as like if a circus clown tried to drink Wisden through one of those curly straws.

Fifty Great Moments in Australian Cricket

Me using some of the great moments in Australian cricket (and, to be honest, a handful that are only tenuously linked to Australian cricket) to discuss why cricket is the greatest sport.

The Fifty Greatest Australian Cricketers (of the last fifty years)

Me counting down and writing about the fifty greatest Australian cricketers of the past fifty years. I'd have thought that was self-explanatory.

Note: You can get an autographed copy of this book from my online store while stock lasts

The Fifty Greatest Matches of Australian Cricket (of the last fifty years)

Me counting down and writing about the fifty greatest matches of Australian cricket of the past fifty years. This one's self-explanatory too.

Note: You can get an autographed copy of this book from my online store while stock lasts


Comedy Books (featuring cricket)

Alex O'Hallory, The Best Junior Cricketer In The Galaxy

Book One: New Earthling In Town

A science fiction cricket adventure for science fiction cricket adventure-loving kids.

Note: If you are outside the recommended age range of 7 to 13, you are not permitted to enjoy this book.

C.R.I.C.K.E.T.

More than just a laboriously forced reverse-engineered acronym

A comedy cricket book compiling comedy cricket essays, analyses, sitcom scripts, thought experiments and other fleshed out comedy cricket premises.

Note: Yep, you can also get autographed copies of this book from my online store while stock lasts.

The Instant Cricket Library

An imagined anthology

Excerpts from unpublished, imaginary and other hard-to-find cricket books

Note: And yep, you can get autographed (and SUPER-autographed!) copies of this book from my online store while stock lasts too

Who's Who In Australian Cricket

(Imaginary Players Edition, A-E)

Biographies of players so obscure that they technically don't exist. Thrill to the astonishing careers of ten forgotten imaginary heroes of Australian cricket.


Not Technically Books

Sloggers & Sledgers

A Cricket Tabletop Role-PLaying Game

A complete rule set for tabletop role-playing adventures, in the style of Dungeons & Dragons. Create a cricketer and tour strange, far-off nations, filled with fearsome opponents, probing journalists, baying crowds and other frightful perils.

All The Fixins'

A Cricket Match-Fixing Card Game

A strategy card game for 4 to 11 players, based around cricket match-fixing. There's a match-fixer in your team. Work out who it is before the Test is lost.