Cricket

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A&C Black, Jun 30, 2009 - Sports & Recreation - 64 pages
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Know the Game Cricket is the perfect introduction to the sport for all ages, whether you are a keen club player or beginner. It is packed with expert text, clear illustrations and photographs of the professionals in action.

The book includes:

  • Playing the game: how to play cricket, the rules, positions on the pitch, how to score
  • The laws of the game: from scoring to umpiring
  • Equipment and pitch: how to choose a bat, positioning of fielders, the wicket
  • The skills: step-by-step guide to all the basic skills, including batting, bowling, wicket keeping and fielding.

The Know the Game series is firmly established as the definitive introduction to a wide range of sports and games. Written by the experts, you can be sure that they contain everything you need to know to take part.

 

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a nice boook

Contents

THE GAME OF CRICKET
4
THE PITCH
10
THE GROUND
12
FORMATS OF THE GAME
14
EQUIPMENT
20
BATTING
28
BOWLING
36
FIELDING
42
WICKETKEEPING
46
CAPTAINCY
48
FITNESS
50
THE DAY OF THE GAME
54
FAIR PLAY
58
DISABILITY CRICKET
60
INDEX
62
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