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The Meaning of Cricket

by Jon Hotten
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2016-07-07
Genre: Sports & Recreation
Pages: 240 pages
ISBN 13: 1473522390
ISBN 10: 9781473522398
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Synopsis : The Meaning of Cricket written by Jon Hotten, published by Random House which was released on 2016-07-07. Download The Meaning of Cricket Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Cricket is unique among sports in its psychological aspect. It's a team game, but there is no other team game so dependent on individual performance: indeed, at any moment, almost 90 per cent of one side is not taking part. -- Cricket is a strange game. It is a team sport that is almost entirely dependent on individual performance. Its combination of time, opportunity and the constant threat of disaster can drive its participants to despair. To survive a single delivery propelled at almost 100 miles an hour takes the body and brain to the edges of their capabilities, yet its abiding image is of the gentle village green, and the glorious absurdities of the amateur game. In The Meaning of Cricket, Jon Hotten attempts to understand this fascinating, frustrating and complex sport. Blending legendary players, from Vivian Richards to Mark Ramprakash, Kevin Pietersen to Ricky Ponting, with his own cricketing story, he explores the funny, moving and melancholic impact the game can have on an individual life.

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