This Sporting Life: Cricket

Robert Steen

Research output: Book/ReportBook - authored


This work focuses on a bygone era of cricket - before the age of helmets, Hong Kong sixes, black sightscreens and white balls. It examines how the game has changed since the end of World War I via the recollections of those involved in the game, including Alf Gover, Ali Bacher, Brian Close and Lord David Sheppard
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDevon, UK
PublisherDavid & Charles
Number of pages183
ISBN (Print)9780715310069
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2001


  • cricket, history, narratives, Bacher, Close, Sheppard


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