Cricket For Dummies

Author(s): Julian Knight
Series: For Dummies
Genre: Sports
Original Publish Date: Mar 29, 2013
Product Number: EB00057813
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118480342
Publisher: For Dummies
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A complete guide to cricket for players and fans alike Whether you're a budding player or aspiring armchair expert, Cricket For Dummies helps you get to grips with this fascinating sport. Completely revised and updated for the first back-to-back Ashes series in 38 years, this hands-on guide gives you clear explanations of the cricket's laws, step-by-step explanations of techniques and tactics, and exciting coverage of the tournaments, global rivalries, and great players. -Fully revised and updated to chronicle the rise of twenty20 cricket and the IPL, the implementation of DRS, and the changing face of the game -Covers cricket basics—the pitch, the laws, the equipment and more -Provides an in-depth look at cricket formats -Offers a guide to building cricket skills—bowling, batting, and fielding -Includes coverage of the best players and the biggest tournaments throughout the world Complete with Top Ten Lists of the greatest cricketers, the most memorable cricket matches, and the biggest controversies, Cricket For Dummies is your one-stop resource on this popular sport.

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