Young Wisden is the perfect book for anyone looking to find out more about one of the most enjoyable sports there is. Fully illustrated, it covers everything you need to know about cricket from fielding positions through star players to the most exciting grounds around the world.
Young 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.