A Little Book Of Cricket

By: Giles Greaves

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ISBN
9780007118052
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
144
Dimensions
85 x 94mm

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Every cricketing fan's dream - a pocket guide to the game to cheer you up while your team is losing again! Complete with cartoons, this book combines groan-inducing puns of the British pre-war variety with some more contemporary cricket-speak and occasional quotes.

- The village cricket team: eleven men and a load of flannel
- The Bowler's appealing but the umpire's not interested
- Cricket's the only game where if there's a fire, you try to save the Ashes
- You can tell a cricketer's answer phone: it always says he's "not out"
- Dracula is something of an all-rounder - several maidens to his name and an impressive bat
- "Cricket is basically baseball on valium" - Robin Williams
- "October's the month when the cricket fan realises their spouse left them in May" - Denis Norden
ISBN:
9780007118052
Publication Date:
01 / 08 / 2001
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
85 x 94mm

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