Young Wisden A New Fan's Guide to Cricket
Written by Tim De Lisle
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Young Wisden A New Fan's Guide to Cricket by Tim De LisleYoung Wisden is the perfect introduction to one of the most enjoyable world sports - cricket. Packed with colour photographs and illustrations, this beautifully presented book really brings the game to life. The author takes a wry look at every aspect of the game that a new fan could wish to know about, including: the basics - from how to read the scorecard to a crash course in the language types of cricket - the sport in all its forms, from beach cricket to the five day test batsmen, bowlers, fielders, keepers and thinkers - what it takes to be great in each position and plenty of info on the best there has been the world of cricket - the test nations, the great grounds, and the fans on tour history, humour and numbers - the playing greats, the grudge matches, the records, and villains and tricksters. Written for children, there are sure to be plenty of adults taking a look over their shoulder at this wonderful introduction to cricket.
- when they can wrestle is from their parents
-poly captains and wacky wicket keepers.
'Incomparable really, different planet stuff. It is comprehensive without being bewildering, colourful but not showy, confident but never esoteric. It is also superbly designed.'
'If you're a cricket-mad parent and want to get your child(boy or girl) as passionate about cricket as you are, save yourself a lot of time...and let Tim de Lisle do the business for you. He and his book are much more likely to suceed - trust us.'
'packed with information and superbly designed, this is perfect for the youngsters who prefer Pietersen to Rooney.'
'The cricketing world's bible specially written for children.'
, it's packed with facts and stats about players and matches, and features clear explanations of the game; Quick guides to cricket's language and history; The game at home and around the world; County Cricket, Tests, Twenty20s and one-day internationals and Stores of the stars from Bradman to Broad. Cricket Statistician June 2011
About the Author
Tim De Lisle
More books by Tim De Lisle
A & C Black Publishers Ltd
1st October 2007
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