It's Not Cricket: Skullduggery, Sharp Practice and Downright Cheating in the Noble Game

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It's Not Cricket: Skullduggery, Sharp Practice and Downright Cheating in the Noble Game - Rae, Simon

An eye-opening survey of cricket, from the crowd violence and blatant match-rigging of the eighteenth century, down to the twentieth century's glaring abuses of the spirit of the game. Written in the same lively style that won such praise for his W. G. Grace: A Life ('the best biography of W. G. ever produced,' Christopher Martin-Jenkins), Simon ...