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Cricket

  • 10 for 66 and All Thatby Arthur Mailey

    Allen & Unwin 2008; US$ 27.22

    A classic in Australian cricket writing - Arthur Mailey's wry and engaging autobiography - now back in print. more...

  • 766 and All Thatby Matthew Hancock; Paul Johnson

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 11.18

    WICKET! 1st over: Ponting c Swann b Anderson 0 (Australia 0-2) Ponting has gone first ball! I don't believe it! An unbelievable start for England! Ponting has gone for a golden duck in his 150th Test and England have gone wild. Stop the clocks! Shout it from the rooftops! Australia are in utter disarray! The Ashes 2010-11 saw the coming together... more...

  • The Art of Sledgingby J Harold

    Allen & Unwin 2008; US$ 18.13

    A hilarious collection of rude, crude, famous and infamous 'sledges' - a must-have for every cricket tragic. more...

  • Ask Beardersby Bill Frindall

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 14.09

    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? No one knew and loved, cricket quite like... more...

  • Botham's Book of the Ashesby Ian Botham

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 26.78

    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...

  • Chappelli Speaks Outby Ashley Mallett

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 22.68

    Based on interviews by Ashley Mallett with Ian Chappell, this book presents Ian Chappell's reflections on his career, players he played with and against, and on current and past cricketing issues. more...

  • Cricket For Dummiesby Julian Knight; Gary Palmer; Steve Bull

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99 US$ 17.59

    Whether you’re a weekend cricketer or aspiring armchair expert, Cricket For Dummies helps you make sense of this fascinating sport. Not just a jargon busting guide to cricket’s laws, techniques and tactics, it also contains advice on kitting yourself out and provides lessons on playing the game and improving your batting, bowling and... more...

  • Cricket and the Lawby David Fraser

    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 interrelationship... more...

  • Cricket and National Identity in the Postcolonial Ageby Stephen Wagg

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Bringing together leading international writers on cricket and society, this important new book places cricket in the postcolonial life of the major Test-playing countries. Exploring the culture, politics, governance and economics of cricket in the twenty-first century, this book dispels the age-old idea of a gentle game played on England's village... more...

  • Cricketing Cultures in Conflictby Boria Majumdar; J A Mangan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95

    The 2003 World Cup was of vital importance to the participating countries. For India, a world cup triumph would make cricket the nation's leading industry; for the host, South Africa, a successful campaign might realize its dream of political unity. Dealing with themes of racial/political unification, commercialization, the media and globalisation,... more...