Cricket For Dummies, 2nd Edition is a complete guide to cricket for players and fans alike. Completely revised and updated for the first back-to-back Ashes series in 38 years, this edition provides readers with a thorough introduction to the sport including clear explanations of the game's laws, step-by-step guides to techniques and tactics and information about the tournaments, global rivalries and great players.
As well as covering the basics (the pitch, the laws, equipment) it provides a guide to building cricket skills (bowling, batting and fielding) and offers an in-depth look at cricket formats.
This edition has also been updated to chronicle the rise of twenty20 cricket and the Indian Premier League, the implementation of the Umpire Decision Review System and the changing face of the game.
With the traditional For Dummies 'Part of Tens' covering areas such as the greatest cricketers, the most memorable matches, and the biggest controversies, Cricket For Dummies, 2nd Edition will help budding players and aspiring armchair alike experts get to grips with this fascinating sport.
Julian Knight is a journalist and currently works as an editor at the Independent on Sunday. Previously, he was a reporter at BBC News, contributing to the BBC News website and Radio Five Live. A former youth coach and captain at Blackheath Cricket Club, he has played for several clubs in London and the northwest of England.
Cricket For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Julian Knight is available in paperback and e-book for £15.99. Click here to buy from Amazon.
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