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Cricket through the decades

Author: Ian Collis
Publisher: London : New Holland, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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A spectacular visual timeline of the sport from the 1870s through to the 1970s. Let the magnificent collection of historic pictures, some never seen before, take you on a journey through crickets most heralded players, record breakers, both the great and the controversial. From the early days of the sport when Victor Trumper was Australias greatest batsman, to the formidable cover-drives of legendary all-rounder  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Collis
ISBN: 9781742573182 1742573185
OCLC Number: 798052897
Notes: "From the origins of the game to World Series Cricket"--Cover.
Description: 368 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 31 cm
Responsibility: Ian Collis.

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A spectacular visual timeline of the sport from the 1870s through to the 1970s. Let the magnificent collection of historic pictures, some never seen before, take you on a journey through crickets most heralded players, record breakers, both the great and the controversial. From the early days of the sport when Victor Trumper was Australias greatest batsman, to the formidable cover-drives of legendary all-rounder Gary Sobers, youll find images of the greatest batsmen, bowlers, keepers and fielders cricket has ever seen, along with exhaustively researched captions. With nearly 600 rare photographs, this book showcases the games greats in their glorious, and sometimes not so glorious, moments.

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