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The Wisden Dictionary of Cricket By Michael Rundell

The Wisden Dictionary of Cricket

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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.

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The Wisden Dictionary of Cricket by Michael Rundell

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.

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"A joy... you will not find a better treatment of cricket's fascinating language than in this dictionary." The Wisden Cricketer (January 2007)

About Michael Rundell


An editor of dictionaries since 1980, Michael Rundell is a consultant on the Bloomsbury Dictionary series and Editor in Chief of the Macmillan Essential Dictionary. He is a keen follower of cricket, although not a keen player!

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GOR001959202
The Wisden Dictionary of Cricket by Michael Rundell
Michael Rundell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2006-10-30
224
0713679158
9780713679151
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