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  • The Book of Ashes Anecdotesby Gideon Haigh

    Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 14.76

    The Ashes, the symbol of cricket supremacy between England and Australia, is the game's oldest and fiercest rivalry, still hot to the touch after a century and a quarter. The Book of Ashes Anecdotes collects hundreds of the best stories from more than 260 publications to create the fullest, fieriest and funniest account of these two nations divided... more...

  • The Trundlersby Harry Pearson

    Little, Brown Book Group 2013; Not Available

    Affectionate, witty and often hilarious, award-winning author Harry Pearson celebrates medium-paced 'trundlers'; cricket's most overlooked men. more...

  • Ponting: At the Close of Playby Ricky Ponting

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; US$ 23.91

    The long-awaited autobiography of Ricky Ponting - an Australian cricket legend. The number 1 bestseller, At the Close of Play is the inspiring story of Ricky Ponting, one of the greatest Australian cricketers to have worn the baggy green. His autobiography details his journey from his childhood protégé, to the highs and lows of an extraordinary international... more...

  • Cricket and the Lawby David Fraser

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95

    In a readable, informed and absorbing discussion of cricket's defining controversies - bodyline, chucking, ball-tampering, sledging, walking and the use of technology, among many others - Fraser explores the ambiguities of law and social order in cricket. more...

  • Sport, Rules and Valuesby Graham McFee

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 79.95

    A philosophical perspective on the character of sport, focusing on three broad justifications or uses for rules: to define sport; to judge or assess sport performance; and to characterize the value of sport - especially in terms of morality. more...

  • Cricket and National Identity in the Postcolonial Ageby Stephen Wagg

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    Ideal for students of sport, politics, history and postcolonialism, this important new book features contributions from leading international writers, placing cricket in the postcolonial life of the major Test-playing countries. more...

  • The Wrong Lineby Andrew Ramsey

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; US$ 13.66

    Contrary to the age-old sporting truism, what happens on tour sometimes needs to be told. 'For as long as the game of cricket has been played internationally, there have been journos "on the tour" ... Life on the road is tough. But as you are about to experience, it's bloody entertaining as well.' Adam Gilchrist Cricket writer Andrew Ramsey's job... more...

  • Howzat!by Christopher Lee

    NewSouth 2012; US$ 19.99

    England, Summer 1975. The Australian cricket team, visiting for an Ashes series, fields players who will become legends of the game – Ian Chappell, Rodney Marsh, Dennis Lillee, Jeff Thomson – against celebrated English power-cricketers Tony Greig, John Snow and Phil Edmonds. It is the pinnacle of the game of cricket – the two oldest... more...

  • The Making of New Zealand Cricketby Greg Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 64.95

    This book examines the emergence and growth of cricket in relation to diverse patterns of European settlement in New Zealand - such as the systematic colonization schemes of Edward Gibbon Wakefield and the gold discoveries of the 1860s. more...

  • One Split Secondby Michelle Schwarz

    University of NSW Press 2006; US$ 24.95

    One Split Second opens with the sudden and violent death of cricket legend David Hookes outside a Melbourne bayside hotel, late one night in January 2004. From there it surveys all that flowed from that fateful event ? the sometimes hysterical reaction of the public and the popular media, and the reaction of friends and family of the two protagonists,... more...