For the Love of Cricket: A Companion

For the Love of Cricket: A Companion

Author : Graham Tarrant

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Classification Sport
Pub Date 1 May 2018
Imprint Manjul
Page Extent 240 pages
Binding Paperback
Language English
ISBN 978-93-87383-35-7
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about book

Which record-holding player scored 199 centuries over his First Class career? What are the stories behind cricket’s best nicknames, like "Slow Death Bucknor," "Beefy," and "Rambo?" How old was the youngest ever cricketer to play a test match? Cricket fans don’t just like cricket, they love it! Whether you’re a soldier in the Barmy Army or you enjoy an afternoon of sunshine and wickets, there’s a reason why the world’s first modern spectator sport is beloved of so many. Bringing together history, trivia, amusing anecdotes, and fresh insights, this handy volume is an all-rounder guide to the gentleman’s game.

About author

Graham Tarrant is the author and editor of a number of cricket books. For many years he served as the committee of the Lord's Taverners, the cricket-based charity.