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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95
In the last twenty years, Indian cricket has been transformed. With the arrival of global television networks, mass-media coverage and multinational sponsors, cricket has become big business and India has become the economic driving force in the world game. For the first time a developing country has become a major player in the international sports... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 14.38
Voted the greatest English cricketer of the 20th century by the fans, Sir Ian Botham is the English game's one true living legend and his story both on and off the pitch reads like a Boy's Own rollercoaster ride. Born with a natural genius for cricket, Botham began breaking records with bat and ball from a young age and soon became the... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 30.38
Sir Ian Botham and the Ashes are as closely intertwined as willow and leather or Merv Hughes and his moustache. You simply cannot think of one without the other. In this book, Sir Ian takes you on a ride through a lifetime's relationship with cricket's oldest and most treasured prize, revealing just how it has shaped his life and how he has helped... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 25.44
New cover edition of Alex Buzo's commentary on cricket manners and mores, charting the rise of the game from disreputable gambling origins in the 19th century to its current status as a first-class game of the 21st century. more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2007; US$ 22.72
Australia's fifth Golden Age began following the defeat of the West Indies in 1995 by Mark Taylor's team, but the seeds had been laid a few years before... In A Golden Age , universally respected commentator and former Australian cricket captain Ian Chappell brings together a collection of his articles written on the Australian cricket team and... more...
- NewSouth 2011; US$ 19.95
Ed Cowan, opening left-hand batsman for Tasmania, has always been a bit of a scribbler. It started with to-do lists and notes to self, but then he started keeping a cricket diary a batting bible with thoughts on the game, other players, motivational philosophies and records of performances. The diary has become so much a part of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95
Cricket, law and the meaning of life ... 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 ? David Fraser explores the ambiguities of law and social order in cricket. Cricket and the Law charts the... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 15.98
What is the highest number of runs a player has scored in Test matches without ever being dismissed? Did P. G. Wodehouse name Bertie Wooster's valet, Jeeves, after a county cricketer? Why is Ashley Giles known as the 'King of Spain'? Who scored the 1,000th century in Test cricket? ... more...