Exiles and Kings examines the modern history of English cricket and at times the uneasy relationship of the impact players from Africa have had on it. It looks at 12 cricketers of African origin and their impact on the game in this country.
From the packed stands of Lord s to the most rural of club grounds, Following On tells the stories of the fourteen Under-19 World Cup winners against the backdrop of a historic year for their sport. There are Ashes heroics, clashes with county committees, fall-outs with selectors and even a campaign of death threats.
For over 60 years David Frith has made it a duty to meet and befriend numerous people who matter in the summer game, noting their peculiarities, enjoying their company, remembering them in terms of personality beyond statistics.
Geoffrey Boycott Play Cricket The Right Way is the new updated edition of Boycott's original, successful coaching book. Produced with easy to follow illustrations, it covers all areas of cricket - batting, bowling, fielding and wicket-keeping.
The Melbourne Cricket Club is famous throughout the cricketing world for its superb collection of photographs, paintings and memorabilia representing every aspect of cricket - dating from the earliest days of the game right up to the present day.
Ken Taylor has had an extraordinary life. At one stage he was playing cricket for Yorkshire, football for Huddersfield Town and studying full-time at The Slade School of Fine Art in London. In the words of a contemporary newspaper feature, he was ‘the most wanted young man in Britain’.
The Little Book of the Ashes published by Green Umbrella Publishing traces the history of one the oldest sporting rivalries and the great Test match of 1882. With over 100 illustrations contained within 128 pages this book is a perfect companion for all cricket fans.
There are few men alive who have been as involved in English cricket as extensively and for as long as Micky Stewart. Now at last, in this book, he shares his reflections on his time in the game and on the changes he has lived through.
The 62nd edition of the PLAYFAIR CRICKET ANNUAL reviews, for the very first time, the Indian Premier League, as well as England's 2008 series against New Zealand and South Africa and their winter tours to India and the West Indies.
The 64th edition of the PLAYFAIR CRICKET ANNUAL reviews England's Ashes tour to Australia, the 2010 Test series against Pakistan and Bangladesh, as well as England's triumph in the ICC World Twenty20. T