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The Picador book of cricket

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Published by Picador in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cricket -- Literary collections.,
  • English literature.

  • About the Edition

    Contributed articles.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesBook of cricket
    Statementedited by Ramachandra Guha.
    ContributionsGuha, Ramachandra.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1111.C67 P53 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 476 p. ;
    Number of Pages476
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4004684M
    ISBN 100330396129
    LC Control Number2001358941

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    Twelve years ago, in the appendix to The Picador Book of Cricket, I listed 50 of my favourite books on cricket. The editor now asks me to pare this down to six - Masters of Cricket . The Picador Book of Cricket (ed.) () A Corner of a Foreign Field - An Indian History of a British sport () The States of Indian Cricket () H Gideon Haigh. Mystery Spinner: The story of Jack Iverson, Melbourne, Text,


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