David Frith is an award-winning cricket historian and writer, and the author of 35 books on the game. Born in London, he emigrated to Australia in 1949, but found fame upon his return to England, where he took up the editorship of The Cricketer. Between 1979 and 1996, he was the founding editor of Wisden Cricket Monthly, an award-winning cricket magazine with a legion of admirers around the world. He lives in Guildford, Surrey.
Thank goodness the cricket world has always thrown up men like David Frith, who seem to regard a contribution to cricket history as a duty to mankind, commented Sir Donald Bradman. When I see the quality of writing by people like David Frith, I feel daunted. I can never write as well as they can. So, I don't try, added Rahul Dravid. David Frith is cricket. said Gideon Haigh. David's supporters make up a decent top three in any author's side but they are nothing more than he deserves. -- Paul Edwards * Cricketer.com * The value of Frith's rigour in tracking down sources and chronicling their memories grows as first-hand witnesses pass on....As ever, Frith writes with sympathy, sound judgement and an eye for a phrase. -- Richard Hobson * Cricketer magazine *