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The long-awaited autobiography of one of Australia's finest sportsmen A key member of one of the greatest Australian teams in cricket history, and part of an exceptional bowling line-up that dominated opposition batsmen for a decade, Jason Gillespie gives his fascinating account of a life in cricket in Dizzy: the Jason Gillespie Story. the first player of Aboriginal descent to represent Australia at test level, Jason grew up obsessed with the game. Little did he realise his remarkable career would feature such dramatic highs and lows, including helping Australia claim the Ashes four times in succession; breaking his leg in a horrifying accidental collision in the field with Steve Waugh; taking on and getting the better of such legendary batsmen as Brian Lara and Sachin tendulkar; being dropped during the 2005 Ashes series; scoring a brilliant double century against Bangladesh, and ultimately carving his name in the record books as one of the top Australian wickettakers of all-time. In Dizzy: the Jason Gillespie Story, Jason takes us through the tours, tests and trials of playing for Australia during an unforgettable era of cricket in this country.