Cricket Yesterday and Today


Cricket Yesterday and Today is a unique celebration of cricket, where the days of James Lilywhite, WG Grace and Victor Trumper are shown alongside the era of modern icons Kevin Pietersen, Shane Warne and Sachin Tendulkar. In this unique photographic sports book, cricket is shown in a new light as historic photographs are shown alongside images from today. The first Ashes tour is shown opposite today's squad of superstars, the stiff upright delivery stride of spinner Albert Trott is contrasted to the 'frog in a blender' action of Paul Adams and the classical Wally Hammond cover drive is compared to Tillakaratne Dilshan's Dilscoop. Each pair of photographs is discussed in a lively, intelligent and anecdote-packed read more

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ISBN:

9781780972329

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

192

Dimensions:

28cm x 22cm

RRP:

$39.99

Category:

Sport

Publisher:

Carlton Publishing Group

Published:

01 December 2012

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

IAN VALENTINE