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The Spirit of Cricket Hardcover – 21 May 2010

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  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Elliott & Thompson Limited (21 May 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1904027849
  • ISBN-13: 978-1904027843
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 2.3 x 20.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,204,219 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'Rob Smyth's 'The Spirit of Cricket' wants to know: what makes cricket the greatest game on earth? And he helpfully and entertainingly gives umpteen examples to provide the answer.' --Sport Magazine

'Like everything written by Rob his book combines an encyclopaedic knowledge of cricket matches, anecdotes and facts with delicious turns of phrase.' --Andy Bull -

'Smyth's love of the game shines out from every page. He has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the personalities and events that have shaped cricket over the past three centuries.' --The Irish Times

About the Author

Rob Smyth is an experienced cricket journalist who writes for The Guardian, Wisden Cricketer, The Economist and many other newspapers and magazines. The Spirit of Cricket is his first book.

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