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The Shorter Wisden India Almanack 2014

by Bloomsbury Publishing Bloomsbury Publishing (October 23, 2014)

Wisden has grown through the years to embrace innovation and maintain its status as the most revered and cherished brand in cricket. The 'Bible of Cricket', Wisden Cricketers' Almanack has been published every...


10 for 10

by Chris Waters Bloomsbury Publishing (June 05, 2014)

Hedley Verity was one of Yorkshire and England's greatest cricketers. In a career that ran from 1930 to 1939, the left-arm spin bowler took 1,956 wickets at an average of 14.90. Verity was chiefly responsible...


The Amazing Test Match Crime

by Adrian Alington Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

All England waited with passionate eagerness for the final match to be played at the Oval. For this was to be played to a finish and would decide the fate of the Ashes.

It is 1938 and England is brimming with...


WG's Birthday Party

by David Kynaston Bloomsbury Publishing (April 18, 2011)

On a hot morning in July 1898, the sporting world gathered at Lord's to celebrate the fiftieth birthday of WG Grace, the greatest cricketer the game has ever seen. Grace was cheered onto the field by a packed...


The Authors XI

by Bloomsbury Publishing Bloomsbury Publishing (June 06, 2013)

Cricket has perhaps held more writers in its thrall than any other sport: many excellent books have been written about it, and many great authors have played it. The Authors Cricket Club used to play regularly...


The Little Wonder

by Robert Winder Bloomsbury Publishing (April 11, 2013)

John Wisden, at his peak known as 'The Little Wonder', was a key member of the England cricket team who in 1859 sailed across the Atlantic on the world's first overseas cricket tour. In 1864, after his retirement,...


The Wisden Guide to International Cricket 2014

by Steven Lynch Bloomsbury Publishing (December 04, 2013)

With Tests and One Day Internationals now joined by Twenty20 games, there is more international cricket than ever before. These games captivate a television audience of tens of millions throughout the year and...


My Favourite Cricketer

by John Stern Bloomsbury Publishing (May 11, 2010)

My Favourite Cricketer features a selection of the finest writing taken from The Wisden Cricketer magazine. Top-quality sports writers and celebrated cricket fans fondly recall their most admired player past...


The Shorter Wisden 2014: The Best Writing from Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2014

by Bloomsbury Publishing Bloomsbury Publishing (April 10, 2014)

The Shorter Wisden is a compelling distillation of what's best in its bigger brother. Available from all major eBook retailers, Wisden's digital version includes the influential Notes by the Editor, all the...


The Final Innings

by Christopher Sandford The History Press (July 01, 2019)

The declaration of war on 3 September 1939 brought to an end a golden age of British cricket, the likes of which has never been repeated. At least 216 of 283 registered British first-class players joined up...


The Cricketer Book of Cricket Eccentrics and Eccentric Behaviour

by Christopher Martin-Jenkins & Alan Gibson G2 Rights (September 25, 2018)

An amusing compendium of eccentric characters and their eccentric behaviour edited by cricket writer Chris Martin-Jenkins with a foreword by Alan Gibson


Hashim Amla

by Jeremy Daniel Jonathan Ball (July 16, 2018)

Hashim Amla began his career in Tongaat, Durban, where he and his brother played cricket in the street in front of their neighbourhood mosque. Hashim was noticed by scouts and won a place at the prestigious...


The Cricketers' Who's Who 2018

by Benj Moorehead, Jo Harman, Ben Gardner & Daryl Mitchell G2 Rights (April 12, 2018)

The Cricketers’ Who’s Who is the essential guide to the English cricket season, and is the must-read accompaniment for anyone interested in the English game, including fans, players and journalists. Produced...


AB de Villiers

by Jeremy Daniel Jonathan Ball (April 16, 2018)

‘AB hopped over the boundary rope and onto the field, grinning at the sight and sound of a packed Wanderers Stadium. He swung his bat from side to side and listened to the crowd roaring his name.’

So begins...


Eleven Gods and a Billion Indians

by Boria Majumdar S&S India (April 06, 2018)

Eleven Gods and a Billion Indians goes deep into every Indian cricket tour since 1886—taking the reader backstage to when India played its first test in 1932, and bringing the story forward to the more contemporary...


A Right Ambition (Text Only)

by David Gower & Derek Hodgson Flamingo (January 31, 2017)

First published in 1986 and now available as an ebook.

Batsman of international renown, Captain of England, David Gower scaled heights other cricketers must envy. He successfully led one of the best balanced...


The Botham Report

by Ian Botham & Peter Hayter Willow (February 28, 2017)

First published in 1997 and now available as an ebook. Controversial, hard-hitting, and thought provoking. In The Botham Report, the man who for nearly two decades thrilled cricket fans all over the world, gives...


Cricket My Way

by Ian Botham & Jack Bannister Willow (February 28, 2017)

Ian Botham’s approach to cricket is simple: keep fit, play hard, aim to win and, above all, enjoy the game. His advice on the skills is equally straightforward: attempt to master the basics … But never be...


Following On

by Emma John Bloomsbury Publishing (April 21, 2016)

It's one thing to be 14 years old and a loser. It's one thing to be the class swot, and hopelessly infatuated with someone who doesn't know you exist. But what kind of teenager is besotted with an entire sports...


The Shorter Wisden 2016

by Lawrence Booth Bloomsbury Publishing (April 14, 2016)

The Shorter Wisden is a compelling distillation of what's best in its bigger brother. Available from all major eBook retailers, Wisden's digital version includes the influential Notes by the Editor, all the...


Tendulkar in Wisden

by Anjali Doshi Bloomsbury Publishing (February 11, 2016)

Sachin Tendulkar, who retired from playing in 2014, is universally acknowledged as one of the greatest cricketers of all time Â? and arguably the greatest batsman ever.

From the time Tendulkar made an appearance...


Cricket World Cup

by Ashis Ray Bloomsbury Publishing (February 12, 2015)

Cricket World Cup: The Indian Challenge is the most comprehensive offering on the subject; as eminently readable as essential reference. It covers all 10 previous World Cups in detail from an Indian perspective,...


The Shorter Wisden 2011 - 2015

by Scyld Berry & Lawrence Booth Bloomsbury Publishing (August 06, 2015)

The Shorter Wisden is a compelling distillation of what's best in its bigger brother. Available from all major eBook retailers, Wisden's digital version includes the influential Notes by the Editor, all the...


Wisden on the Ashes

by Steven Lynch Bloomsbury Publishing (November 19, 2015)

*Updated edition to include the 2013, 2013-14 and 2015 Ashes series*

Wisden on the Ashes: The authoritative story of cricket's greatest rivalry is a detailed chronological journey through the history of this...


Benaud in Wisden

by Rob Smyth Bloomsbury Publishing (November 05, 2015)

Richie Benaud, who died this year aged 84, was "perhaps the most influential cricketer and cricket personality since the Second World War" according to Gideon Haigh, the world's best cricket historian. He excelled...


Gilbert

by Charlie Connelly Bloomsbury Publishing (October 08, 2015)

There are few more instantly recognisable figures, from any era, from any walk of life, than W.G. Grace. With his enormous height, beer-barrel girth and immense beard he was - and remains - a caricaturist's...


Watching Cricket on the Radio

by Dr. Dan Diaper New Generation Publishing (March 20, 2015)

A funnily serious book for intelligent cricket lovers. In 27 chapters Watching Cricket on the Radio challenges orthodoxy and stimulates sensible thinking about "the great game". Satire and science, and idle...


The Shorter Wisden 2015

by Lawrence Booth Bloomsbury Publishing (April 09, 2015)

The Shorter Wisden is a compelling distillation of what's best in its bigger brother. Available from all major eBook retailers, Wisden's digital version includes the influential Notes by the Editor, all the...


The Wisden Book of Test Cricket 2009 - 2014

by Steven Lynch Bloomsbury Publishing (May 21, 2015)

The Wisden Book of Test Cricket, first published in 1979, is well established as an invaluable and unique source of reference essential to any cricket library. This new volume includes full coverage of every...


Squeezing the Orange

by Henry Blofeld HarperCollins (September 26, 2013)

The quintessentially English cricket commentator, writer, oenophile, bon viveur, collector and national treasure, fondly known as “Blowers”, tells his riveting life story.

Born in Norfolk and educated at...


Cricket: A Modern Anthology

by Jonathan Agnew HarperCollins (July 04, 2013)

Jonathan “Aggers” Agnew, England’s voice of cricket, showcases some of the very best writings on the noble game, from the 1930s to the present day.

In this wide-ranging and beautifully-produced anthology,...


The Ashes According to Bumble

by David Lloyd HarperSport (June 06, 2013)

Bumble is back! The funny, forthright and not infrequently filthy author of best-seller ‘Start the Car’ and star of Sky Sports returns with a new collection of yarns from his years at the crease and at the...


Start the Car: The World According to Bumble

by David Lloyd HarperSport (June 24, 2010)

Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of "Bumble", the legendary SkySports cricket commentator who's one ball short of an over and delivers madcap moments galore in this ebullient, endearing and hilarious...


Aggers’ Ashes

by Jonathan Agnew HarperCollins (March 31, 2011)

An inside account of England’s Ashes triumph in Australia 2010/11.

England’s much celebrated Ashes win by two clear matches with three comprehensive innings victories must rank as one of the finest of any...


Hoggy: Welcome to My World

by Matthew Hoggard HarperSport (July 06, 2009)

The quintessential barking-mad Yorkshire cricketer, 'Hoggy's' record-breaking bowling exploits for England allied to his humorous, uniquely oddball yet hugely endearing attitude to sport and life makes this...


Imran Khan: The Cricketer, The Celebrity, The Politician

by Christopher Sandford HarperCollins (August 06, 2009)

The definitive biography of Imran Khan, the former Pakistan cricket captain and all-rounder – the Oxbridge graduate and vociferous campaigner; the devout Muslim whose kaleidoscopic social life flooded the...


The Times Cricket Quiz Book: 2000 questions on English and International Cricket

by Chris Bradshaw Times Books (February 05, 2009)

The definitive cricket quiz book with 2000 quality questions on all aspects of the game.

Since England won the Ashes in 2005 cricket has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity. This book will appeal to quiz goers...


More Than A Game: The Story of Cricket's Early Years

by John Major HarperPress (February 16, 2009)

The former Prime Minister examines the early history of one of the great loves of his life in a book that sheds new light on the summer game’s social origins.

All his life John Major has loved cricket. In...


The Strangers Who Came Home

by John Lazenby Bloomsbury Publishing (January 29, 2015)

The Ashes cricket series, played out between England and Australia, is the oldest, and arguably the most keenly-contested rivalry, in international sport. And yet the majority of the first representative Australian...