Cricket Through the Decades
From the Origins of the Game to World Series Cricket
|Book Size||305 x 240 x 31 mm (H x W x D)|
|Imprint||New Holland Publishers|
|Release Date||23 Jul 2012|
|Subject Classification||Sports & outdoor recreation / Ball games / Cricket|
From the origins of the game to World Series Cricket. With nearly 600 rare photographs, Cricket Through The Decades showcases the game's greats in their glorious, and sometimes not so glorious moments.
Cricket Through The Decades is a spectacular visual timeline of the sport from the 1870's through to the 1970's. Let the magnificent collection of historic pictures, some never seen before, take you on a journey through cricket's most heralded players, record breakers, both the great and the controversial. From the early days of the sport when Victor Trumper was Australia's greatest batsman, to the formidable cover-drives of legendary all-rounder Gary Sobers, you'll find images of the greatest batsmen, bowlers, keepers and fielders cricket has ever seen, along with exhaustively researched captions. With nearly 600 rare photographs, Cricket Through The Decades showcases the game's greats in their glorious, and sometimes not so glorious moments.
Ian Collis is a well known rugby league historian - he has one of the largest collections of sporting memorabilia in Australia. His passion for rugby league comes from his father Joseph, who was a pioneer of the North Ryde Junior Rugby League Club in the Balmain Junior League and a former Club president before playing a role in the formation of the Ryde United JRL Club. Ian is currently the Head of Fox Sports Statistics.