This is a striking and evocative look at over 90 years of cricket with each photograph capturing a moment out of the ordinary. Covering local, national and global cricketing events, from the village green to first-class competitions, top cricketers, great matches, famous world-wide cricket grounds, the majesty of the batsman, the perception of bowlers and the close finishes. Cricket is a game of technique and skill, luck and judgement. Synonymous with fair play and gentlemanly values it often has a ferocious and competitive edge. This book shows the popularity of cricket as the quintessential summer sport.