Wisden History of the World Cup by Tony Cozier
The ninth Cricket World Cup is being staged in the West Indies during March and April 2007. Wisden has covered all eight World Cups to date in its usual comprehensive and authoritative manner. Edited by Tony Cozier, the renowned and respected West Indian cricket commentator and journalist, "The Wisden History of the Cricket World Cup" mixes original Wisden reports with new material to provide perspective. The foreword is written by Clive Lloyd who, as captain of the West Indies in 1975, was the first man to raise the cup. Illustrated throughout with colour pictures by cricket's leading photographer, Patrick Eagar, this book will enable cricket-lovers around the world to relive the excitement of one of the greatest tournaments in sport.