The Wisden Dictionary of CricketeBook - 2006
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.
Publisher: London : 2006. A & C Black,
Edition: 3rd ed
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (208 p.) : ill