Steve James

Steve James played cricket for Glamorgan and England, and rugby for Lydney and Gloucestershire. He is now the Times’ cricket news and rugby reporter having previously covered both sports at the Daily and Sunday Telegraph. He has written an autobiography, Third Man to Fatty’s Leg, and has ghosted two books for former England coach, Duncan Fletcher. His book, The Plan, published by Bantam Press, received glowing reviews and was named Book of the Year by the Cricket Writers’ Club. It has also been shortlisted for The Cricket Society and MCC Book of the Year. Steve has also worked with British and Lions Rugby captain Sam Warburton on two projects, including Refuse to be Denied: My Grand Slam Year. His other titles include the critically acclaimed The Art of Centuries, published in April 2015 (Bantam Press). Steve most recently worked with British and Irish Lions legend Sir Ian McGeechan on his new project, The Lions: When the Going Gets Tough, which was released ahead of the 2017 Lions tour to New Zealand.