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Cricket books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Cricket category. Presented with a red border are the Cricket books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Cricket books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

Feeling is the Thing that Happens in 1000th of a Second A Season of Cricket Photographer Patrick Eagar by Christian Ryan Feeling is the Thing that Happens in 1000th of a Second A Season of Cricket Photographer Patrick Eagar

A book which centres on the most significant all-time figure in cricket words and pictures, photographer Patrick Eagar
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Gentlemen and Sledgers A History of the Ashes in 100 Quotations by Rob Smyth Gentlemen and Sledgers A History of the Ashes in 100 Quotations

The story of cricket's greatest rivalry, told through the tales behind 100 eclectic and entertaining quotations - from the birth of the Ashes in 1882 to the present day.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Cricket, Migration and Diasporic Communities by Thomas Fletcher Cricket, Migration and Diasporic Communities

Ever since different communities began processes of global migration, sport has been an integral feature in how we conceptualise and experience the notion of being part of a diaspora. Sport provides diasporic communities with a powerful means for creating transnational...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2017

Following on In the Footsteps of Cricketing Fathers by James Buttler Following on In the Footsteps of Cricketing Fathers

What is it like to follow a famous father into top class sport? Through exclusive interviews with a large number of fathers and sons who had played professional cricket, Following On explores the multi-generational nature of cricket and examines the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Wisden at The Oval by Jon Surtees Wisden at The Oval

The Oval in Kennington, south London - with its instantly recognisable gasholders - is one of sport's most iconic and popular venues. It has played host to an array of blue-ribbon sporting events over the years, including the FA Cup...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Edging Towards Darkness The story of the last timeless Test by John Lazenby Edging Towards Darkness The story of the last timeless Test

Cricket matches didn't always top out at five days, regardless of a result or not - they used to be `timeless', with play continuing until one team won, no matter how many days that took. The last of these -...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

The Meaning of Cricket by Jon Hotten The Meaning of Cricket

Cricket is a strange game. It is a team sport that is almost entirely dependent on individual performance. Blending legendary players, from Vivian Richards to Mark Ramprakash, Kevin Pietersen to Ricky Ponting, and with his own cricketing story, the author...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

The Test Match Special Book of Cricket Quotes by Dan Waddell, Henry Blofeld The Test Match Special Book of Cricket Quotes
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Collecting hundreds of quips and quotes, and illustrated throughout, this is a cricket fan's guide to bats, beards, boundaries and bowls. It also includes witty sayings and wise words, along with legendary moments from cricketing history.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/05/2017

Coming Soon

Reign of Terror The Deadly Pairing of Lillee & Thommo by Ian Brayshaw Reign of Terror The Deadly Pairing of Lillee & Thommo

Reign of Terror is the previously untold story of the combined devastating dominance of bowlers Jeff Thompson & Dennis Lillee. During the heyday of Australian cricket, the pair were unstoppable and feared by batsmen everywhere. In the years between 29...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Official MCC Story of the Ashes by Bernard Whimpress The Official MCC Story of the Ashes

From the late 19th century, England and Australia have met twice every four years, the prize for the series winners has been a tiny urn, purportedly containing the ashes of a bail burned after England had lost at The Oval....
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Over and Out My Innings of a Lifetime with Test Match Special by Henry Blofeld Over and Out My Innings of a Lifetime with Test Match Special

The autobiography of cricket broadcasting legend, Henry Blofeld
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Over and Out by Henry Blofeld Over and Out

The autobiography of cricket broadcasting legend, Henry Blofeld
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

The Ashes: It's All About the Urn England vs. Australia: ultimate cricket rivalry by Graeme Swann The Ashes: It's All About the Urn England vs. Australia: ultimate cricket rivalry

An entertaining look at one of sport's greatest rivalries - The Ashes - by former England spin bowler Graeme Swann
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

The Cricketer Anthology of the Ashes by Huw Turbervill The Cricketer Anthology of the Ashes

Cricket's most prestigious magazine delivers its unique take on the sport's most cherished rivalry, the Ashes.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

The Ashes: It's All About the Urn England vs. Australia: ultimate cricket rivalry by Graeme Swann The Ashes: It's All About the Urn England vs. Australia: ultimate cricket rivalry

An entertaining look at one of sport's greatest rivalries - The Ashes - by former England spin bowler Graeme Swann
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

The Times on the Ashes Covering Sport's Greatest Rivalry from 1877 to the Present Day by Mike Atherton The Times on the Ashes Covering Sport's Greatest Rivalry from 1877 to the Present Day

This unique book recaptures more than a century of the highs and lows of Ashes cricket through the pages of The Times and features some of the greatest writers in the history of cricket - John Woodcock, Christopher Martin-Jenkins, Alan...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

The Cricket War The Story of Kerry Packer's World Series Cricket by Gideon Haigh The Cricket War The Story of Kerry Packer's World Series Cricket

In May 1977, the cricket world awoke to discover that a thirty-nine-year-old Sydney Businessman called Kerry Packer had signed thirty-five elite international players for his own televised `World Series'. The Cricket War is the definitive account of the split that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

The Pocket Ashes Guide by Barry Nicholls The Pocket Ashes Guide

All the great names are here ... Bradman, Chappell, Lillee, Marsh, Border, Waugh and Warne ... as well as overviews and stats of almost 70 cricket contests. Barry Nicholls' Pocket History of Cricket's Ashes Contests is bound to appeal to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Cricket's Summer of Change by S. B. Tang Cricket's Summer of Change

Now is the time to examine the summer of 1992/93, the summer that, more than any other, shaped the fates of the men who would lead Australia back to the summit of world cricket and go on to form one...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

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Format: Hardback - Released: 24/05/2017

Tuffers' Cricket Hall of Fame My Willow-Wielding Idols, Ball-Twirling Legends ... and Other Random Icons by Phil Tufnell Tuffers' Cricket Hall of Fame My Willow-Wielding Idols, Ball-Twirling Legends ... and Other Random Icons

The latest insightful, entertaining and downright hilarious book from the cricket legend and national treasure.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

Cricketing Allsorts The Good, The Bad, The Ugly (and The Downright Weird) by Jo Harman Cricketing Allsorts The Good, The Bad, The Ugly (and The Downright Weird)

More than any other sport, cricket highlights our peculiarities and quirks, our strengths and weaknesses - sporting or otherwise. It welcomes all-comers, no matter what their quirks or achievements. Cricketing Allsorts celebrates those oddities and records, and offers a lively...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

Dean Jones' Cricket Tips (the things they don't teach you at the Academy) by Dean Jones, John Spooner Dean Jones' Cricket Tips (the things they don't teach you at the Academy)
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Advice from the greats! Here in one place is a collection of cricket tips covering batting, bowling, fielding, wicket-keeping, strategy, mindset, tactics, fitness, and diet. All accompanied by brilliant illustrations by award-winning cartoonist John Spooner. With contributions from former Australian...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/05/2017

A Beautiful Game My love affair with cricket by Mark Nicholas A Beautiful Game My love affair with cricket

A former title-winning player, Channel 5 commentator Mark Nicholas gives his personal and fascinating account of the world of cricket.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2017

Following On A Memoir of Teenage Obsession and Terrible Cricket by Emma John Following On A Memoir of Teenage Obsession and Terrible Cricket

It's one thing to be 14 years old and a loser. It's one thing to be the class swot, and hopelessly infatuated with someone who doesn't know you exist. But what kind of teenager is besotted with an entire sports...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/04/2017

For the Love of Cricket A Companion by Graham Tarrant For the Love of Cricket A Companion

Cricket fans don't just like cricket, they love it! Bringing together history, trivia, amusing anecdotes and fresh insights, this handy volume is an all-rounder guide to the gentleman's game.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/04/2017

Shorter Wisden 2017 by Shorter Wisden 2017

The Shorter Wisden is a compelling distillation of what's best in its bigger brother - and the 2017 edition of Wisden is crammed, as ever, with the best writing in the game. Available from all major eBook retailers, Wisden's digital...
Format: eBook - Released: 06/04/2017

The Kings of Summer How Cricket's 2016 County Championship Came Down to the Last Match of the Season by Duncan Hamilton The Kings of Summer How Cricket's 2016 County Championship Came Down to the Last Match of the Season

An account of the climactic final match of cricket's 2016 County Championship in which Middlesex won the title on the final afternoon by beating second-placed Yorkshire at Lord's.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017

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