Collins Gem Cricket is the ideal handbook for anyone interested in the game of cricket – from the armchair enthusiast and the absolute beginner through to the village team member. It provides basic information and tips and aims to demystify the traditions and language of the game.
This new Gem is published in flexibinding, providing the durability of a hardback with the flexibility of a paperback. In a stylish new cover design, this new Gem will provide an essential friendly introduction to Cricket.
Collins Gem Cricket starts by examining the history of the game upto the present day, completely with details of the main national and international competitions and a selection of the greatest players of the game. The rules and vocabulary of cricket can easily be mystifying and full visual explanations are given. To encourage you to move beyond the armchair advice is given on starting to play, developing techniques and the equipment you will need.
An introduction to cricket both for armchair enthusiasts and players starting out
Well illustrated with photographs and diagrams
Cricketing terms, jargon and etiquette explained