Cricket: The Essentials of the Game

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India Research Press, 2004 - Sports & Recreation - 225 pages
This introduction to the game of cricket from one of its greatest players covers basic rules, terminology, and techniques. A brief history of the game and statistics on world records, cricket administrations, and trophies are provided. Batting, bowling, and other fielding techniques are covered in detail to facilitate informed appreciation for cricket spectators and improved skills for players.

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Sir Richard Hadlee was a member of New Zealand's national cricket team from 1972 to 1990. He was awarded knighthood for his achievement in cricket in 1990.

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