A History of Cricket in 100 Objects

A History of Cricket in 100 Objects

Gavin Mortimer


as soon as the safeguard of the English, now, for international locations across the world, summertime capacity cricket bats to be oiled, rain forecasts analysed and tea within the pavilion. Cricket has enthralled us because the 17th century. yet what's it in regards to the video game that provokes such fervour? Award-winning activities writer Gavin Mortimer calls jointly a solid of salt-of-the-earth Yorkshiremen, American billionaires and speeding Indian princes to inform the unusual and memorable story of cricket's trip from medieval village activity of 'club-ball' to the worldwide media circus graced by means of superstars from Denis Compton to Sachin Tendulkar. If you have ever desired to recognize what a ring skirt has to do with overarm bowling, why England struggle Australia over a burnt bail, or how you can steer clear of tickling a jaffa within the hall of uncertainty, Mortimer chalks up a beautiful century of stories within the first really available worldwide background of cricket.

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