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Total cricket : a new fan's guide to cricket

Author: Tim De Lisle
Publisher: London : A & C Black, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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CRICKET. Total Cricket is the perfect introduction to one of the most enjoyable world sports - cricket. Packed with colour photographs and illustrations, this beautifully laid out book really brings the game to life. The author takes a wry look at every aspect of the game that a new fan could wish to know about, including:- the basics: from how to read the scorecard to a crash course in the language & gt;br> -  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Statistics
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim De Lisle
ISBN: 9781408101278 1408101270
OCLC Number: 182562701
Description: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: by Tim de Lisle.

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CRICKET. Total Cricket is the perfect introduction to one of the most enjoyable world sports - cricket. Packed with colour photographs and illustrations, this beautifully laid out book really brings the game to life. The author takes a wry look at every aspect of the game that a new fan could wish to know about, including:- the basics: from how to read the scorecard to a crash course in the language & gt;br> - types of cricket: the sport in all its forms, from beach cricket to the five day test- batsmen, bowlers, fielders, keepers and thinkers: what it takes to be great in each position and plenty of info on the best there has been- the world of cricket: the test nations, the great grounds, and the fans on tour- history, humour and numbers: the playing greats, the grudge matches, the records, and villains and tricksters. Written for children, there are sure to be plenty of adults taking a look over the shoulder at this wonderful introduction to cricket.

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