Ruling the World tells the enthralling story of the 1992 Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. From the early exchanges in the warm-up matches, up to the final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, tales of classic stature and previously untold gems regularly arise.
Henry Blofeld is a cricket broadcasting legend. His voice is the sound of summer to thousands of cricket lovers all over the world. This autobiography is a celebration of his career commentating on the sport he loves. He has been the voice of Test Match Special for over forty years. 2017 is the 60th anniversary of the programme.
The Story of Kerry Packer's World Series Cricket. Never before published in the UK , The Cricket War is the definitive account of the split that changed cricket on the field and on the screen, exploring the end of the game as we knew it – and the beginning of it as we know it.
Many of you may have read the series of children’s books the Glory Gardens in your youth and we are delighted to announce the publishing of the new book - Return to Glory, published November 1st 2016 and is the ninth book in the popular children’s series about a team of young players and their cricket adventures.
Subtitled Ashes Triumph and England's New Era, 'Broadside' is Stuart Broad's account of England's thrilling Ashes victory in 2015 which came after a disastrous World Cup campaign in Australia and New Zealand.
Authors Eliot Cartledge and Tim Lane have won the Littlehampton Book Services Book Of The Year award at the Cross Sports Book Awards for their book 'Chasing Shadows: The Life and Death of Peter Roebuck'.
Chris Gayle - the first man to hit the first ball of a Test for six, the first man to hit a T20I century, holder of many records, but how much do we really know about one of cricket's biggest megastars?
Released in time for the Ashes in July, the Art Of Centuries is a fascinating exploration into not only the history of those who have managed to achieve the fate of the illustrious triple figure score but also the mental and physical efforts needed by the players to reach it.
Many books have challenged Bradman’s iconic social and cultural status, but this book, 'Greater than Bradman: Celebrating Sachin, The Greatest Batsman In Cricket History' challenges Bradman’s rank as a batsman.
Despite being exiled by England, Kevin Pietersen is never far away from the headlines and this new book by Simon Wilde is a 'revealing and sympathetic' portrait of the Surrey and Delhi Daredevils cricketer.
With the help of his huge network of friends, colleagues, team-mates and opponents, Sir Ian Botham has compiled this wonderful collection of the best and the funniest stories from the world of cricket.
A book investigating the controversial sale of a cricket ball which was supposedly hit for an historic six sixes by West Indian legend Garry Sobers in Swansea in 1968 has uncovered startling new evidence about the auction – and ignited a row involving the bowler on the receiving end of the famous feat.
The Australian and English Test cricketers who fought and survived together in World War II came home knowing the difference between sport and war. They planned to resume the Ashes in a new spirit of friendship. Australia’s legendary captain had something else in mind.
Founded in 1875, Somerset County Cricket Club has provided its members and supporters countless memories over the years. As one of the leading clubs in English cricket they compete closely for honours every season and have developed many top level players through their academy system.
"It is fifteen years since I retired as a first-class cricket umpire, but I have remained very much involved with the game and hope to be so for many more years to come. So much has happened since my last match out there in the middle and I would very much like to share with you some of those adventures - some funny, some frightening - as well as giving you my thoughts on the future of this great game of ours."
The 2012 World Twenty20 promised to be a tournament to remember. This time, Sri Lanka were aiming to win on home soil but they faced challenges from around the globe in one of the most open tournaments to date.
We believe this is the first book published on the ICC World Twenty20 2012 and is currently available as both an e-book and paperback.
The interviews in this book are our favourites from a number we conducted in 2010 and 2011. These were busy times for the game and inside you will read about some scarily accurate Ashes predictions, some intriguing insights into life as a county cricketer and a whole lot more.
We hope you enjoy reading our back catalogue as much as we have enjoyed compiling it.