A. A. Thomson

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Arthur Alexander Thomson MBE (7 April 18942 June 1968) was an English writer best known for his books on cricket. He was born at Harrogate, Yorkshire, and died near Lord's in London.


  • I had devoted too much of my life to this utterly irrational game. I would chuck the whole thing and take to Strindberg for amusement.
    • Cricket My Happiness (1954), ASIN: B0000CIWJT
  • It is both a pointless and a churlish thing to praise the old days at the expense of the new, though there are a number of things a man might reasonably have preferred to commercial television and the hydrogen bomb.
    • Odd Men In (1958)

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