The Random History of Cricket: Silly Mid-ons & Baffling Wrong 'uns


A lot of leather has "plunk-plicked" against willow since cricket was first played on the village greens of Olde England, but this doughty little book heroically manages to capture the true essence of the noble ball game in just 100 run-grabbing moments (plus a few extras for overthrows). 

The Random History of Cricket is the story of cricket as it has never been told before: a well tossed-up compilation of surreal match reports, spoof correspondence and quirky cartoons. From a Great Victorian refusing to walk (even though his bails have been knocked off by the bowler) to modern-day sledgers playing floodlit pyjama cricket, the game's towering achievements, hilarious
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ISBN:

9781853759406

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

128

Dimensions:

17cm x 11cm

RRP:

$14.99

Category:

Sport

Publisher:

Carlton Publishing Group

Published:

01 October 2015

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Aubrey Day

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Justyn Barnes

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