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Nimble footwork. Soft hands. A Killer eye. And a pull shot to die for. It is hard to remember a time when Darren Lehmann was not the fun-loving powerhouse of Australia's middle order.

Based on the diary of Tasmania cricketer Ed Cowan, this book includes the left-handed batsman’s thoughts on the game, other players, motivational philosophies, and records of performances. Funny and intelligent, it offers a view into cricket life on and off the pitch and what makes cricket tick for both its fans and players. Far from the glamour of playing for Australia and uncomfortably close to the long drop to amateurism, this... more...

Michael Hussey has an incredible playing record which any sportsman could be envious of, but in Winning Edge he reveals how he overcame the times when he wondered if he could go on. Whether it was his first serious injury, his lack of form or the pressure of performing in front of thousands of fans, Mike takes us behind the scenes of elite cricket and explores the challenges that players face. "How does a sportsman maintain an elite level of skill... more...


Widely regarded as one of the most important and influential sports books of all time, C. L. R. James's Beyond a Boundary is—among other things—a pioneering study of popular culture, an analysis of resistance to empire and racism, and a personal reflection on the history of colonialism and its effects in the Caribbean. More than fifty years after the publication of James's classic text, the contributors to Marxism, Colonialism, and... more...


The match-winning superstar of the England cricket team finally shares his remarkable personal story in this eagerly-awaited autobiography. Moeen traces his journey from backyard cricket to the county game and his first-class debut as a teenager, through to his international debut at the relatively late age of 27 and the golden summer of 2017, when he was anointed Player of the Series against South Africa with thousands of England fans chanting his... more...

This book explores how cricket in South Africa was shaped by society and society by cricket.  It demonstrates the centrality of cricket in the evolving relationship between culture, sport and politics starting with South Africa as the beating heart of the imperial project and ending with the country as an international pariah.     The contributors explore the tensions between... more...

READ BY JONATHAN AGNEW AND FOREWORD READ BY THE MAGNIFICIENT STEPHEN FRY WITH SURPRISE CONTRIBUTIONS FROM JONATHAN'S TEST MATCH SPECIAL COLLEAGUES!! Perfect for cricket fans everywhere, Thanks Johnners is a warm and witty tribute to Brian Johnston and his time at the helm of Test Match Special. READ BY JONATHAN AGNEW, FOREWORD BY STEPHEN FRY AND SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCES FROM TEST MATCH SPECIAL COLLEAGUES. The Test Match Special on-air incident, in... more...

This book provides a detailed ethnographic account of the lives and experiences of a group of male, university-based academy cricketers transitioning into (and away) from professional sport. Set in one of the six university centres of cricket excellence established by the England and Wales Cricket Board in 2000 as a pathway into professional cricket, the study examines the nature of the university cricket experience in relation to a... more...

From one of India’s best-known sports journalists, a fascinating exploration of cricket—India’s most popular sport—packed with lively anecdotes and never-before-seen photographs. Eleven Gods and a Billion Indians takes you behind the scenes of India’s most popular sport—going from early tours in 1886 to the more contemporary IPL, offering a complete understanding of the evolution of the game both on and off the field. Featuring material... more...