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The Wisden Dictionary of Cricket By Michael Rundell

The Wisden Dictionary of Cricket by Michael Rundell

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Summary

The Wisden Dictionary of Cricket is the definitive guide to the noble game. This fully updated third edition is not only an A-Z guide to all things cricket, it also includes illustrations showing positions and strategy, and quotations from cricket literature worldwide - from 18th century match reports right up to the Darrell Hair affair.

The Wisden Dictionary of Cricket Summary

The Wisden Dictionary of Cricket by Michael Rundell

Do you know...- the difference between a chinaman and a doosra? - where to find cow corner, the V, and the corridor of uncertainty? - what Nelson, Merlyn and Michelle have to do with cricket? - how to get a ball to reverse-swing, or how the Duckworth/Lewis method works? - the origin of yorker, googly, and third man? The Wisden Dictionary of Cricket is the definitive guide to the noble game. This fully updated third edition is not only an A-Z guide to all things cricket, it also includes illustrations showing positions and strategy, and quotations from cricket literature worldwide - from 18th century match reports right up to the Darrell Hair affair. It will appeal to anyone with an interest in the game - from the seasoned aficionado to the youngest new recruit. If you've ever wondered why a batsman can expect a jaffa on a bunsen, or how to go aerial when you're on a shirtfront...this is the book for you.

The Wisden Dictionary of Cricket Reviews

"A joy... you will not find a better treatment of cricket's fascinating language than in this dictionary." The Wisden Cricketer (January 2007)

About Michael Rundell

An editor of dictionaries since 1980, Michael Rundell is a consultant on the Bloomsbury Dictionary series and Editor in Chief of the Macmillan Essential Dictionary. He is a keen follower of cricket, although not a keen player!

Additional information

GOR001959202
9780713679151
0713679158
The Wisden Dictionary of Cricket by Michael Rundell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2006-10-30
224
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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