Test Cricket


Test Cricket is an odyssey into cricket’s heart and history, filled with heroes, villains, laughter, tears, bats and balls.

No subject has escaped cricket writer and filmmaker Jarrod Kimber in his chronicling of Test match cricket. He takes cricket fans through all the seismic events in cricket’s tragicomic history, from its accidental birth to its run-in with death. Lords, maharajahs and refugees have all played the game that has survived many wars, corruption and terrorism to still be standing – still be captivating – today. Cricket has been dented by history, evolved by nature, grown entire nations and had to fight

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ISBN:

9781743790199

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

304

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

Weight:

420g

RRP:

$35.00

Category:

Sport

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 December 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jarrod Kimber

Jarrod Kimber was born into a family of cricket fundamentalists in the north of Melbourne. He slept with many cricket bats, skipped school to watch tour games, wrote a sitcom set in a cricket club, and played cricket on turf, matting, synthetics, backyards, roads and even against a brick wall and a stocking on a clothes line. He owns seven Victorian Bushranger shirts (over 70 ODI shirts from around the world), backpacked around the ’03