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The Meaning of Cricket

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The Meaning of Cricket

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Cricket is a strange game. It is a team sport that is almost entirely dependent on individual performance. Its combination of time, opportunity and the constant threat of disaster can drive its participants to despair.

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Cricket is a strange game. It is a team sport that is almost entirely dependent on individual performance. Its combination of time, opportunity and the constant threat of disaster can drive its partic... ipants to despair. To survive a single delivery propelled at almost 100 miles an hour takes the body and brain to the edges of their capabilities, yet its abiding image is of the gentle village green, and the glorious absurdities of the amateur game. In The Meaning of Cricket, Jon Hotten attempts to understand this fascinating, frustrating and complex sport. Blending legendary players, from Vivian Richards to Mark Ramprakash, Kevin Pietersen to Ricky Ponting, with his own cricketing story, he explores the funny, moving and melancholic impact the game can have on an individual life.
  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Publication Date: 28/08/2017
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom
  • Pages: 240
  • Dimensions (mm): 198x129x15mm
  • Weight: 170g
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  • Format:Paperback
  • Publication Date: 28/08/2017
  • Author:Jon Hotten

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