From cricket's beginnings in the 19th century to the World Cup Cricket era in the 1970s.
In this large format and beautifully designed pictorial book you will find over 600 photos, many never before published, of cricket in Australia and around the world. Starting from its beginnings in the 19th century, it progresses through the decades to the World Cup Cricket era in the 1970s. There are rare photos of Englishman W.G Grace, the father of cricket, the famous bodyline series in the 1930s, Donald Bradman and the 1948 Invincibles and many others. With a foreword by Australian test cricketer, Billy Brown, who played in Bradman?s 1948 Invincibles, Cricket Back in Time will delight both collectors of cricket memorabilia and all lovers of cricket. Ian Collis is a well-known sports author and statistician. He co-wrote The History of Rugby League Clubs and writes a regular column for the Daily Telegraph.