For the Love of Cricket

A Companion

  • Imprint: Summersdale
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 240
  • Price: £9.99
  • Publication date: 13 April 2017
  • ISBN: 9781786850263

About the book

  • What does the term ‘sledging’ refer to?
  • How many First-Class records were set by W. G. Grace?
  • How old the youngest ever cricketer to play a Test match was?

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 the author

Graham Tarrant is a former publisher and the author of more than 30 books, on subjects ranging from cinema to cricket. He is also the editor of several anthologies. He lives in a Wiltshire village, near Bath.