• Cricket for dummies
  • 點閱:22
  • 作者: by Julian Knight
  • 出版社:John Wiley & Sons ltd.
  • 出版年:c2013
  • 集叢名:--For dummies
  • ISBN:9781118480328 ; 9781118480366
  • 格式:PDF
  • 版次:2nd ed.

A complete guide to cricket for players and fans alike
Whether you're a budding player or aspiring armchair expert, Cricket For Dummies helps you get to grips with this fascinating sport. Completely revised and updated for the first back-to-back Ashes series in 38 years, this hands-on guide gives you clear explanations of the cricket's laws, step-by-step explanations of techniques and tactics, and exciting coverage of the tournaments, global rivalries, and great players.
Fully revised and updated to chronicle the rise of twenty20 cricket and the IPL, the implementation of DRS, and the changing face of the game
Covers cricket basics—the pitch, the laws, the equipment and more

Provides an in-depth look at cricket formats
Offers a guide to building cricket skills—bowling, batting, and fielding
Includes coverage of the best players and the biggest tournaments throughout the world
Complete with Top Ten Lists of the greatest cricketers, the most memorable cricket matches, and the biggest controversies, Cricket For Dummies is your one-stop resource on this popular sport.

About the Author
Julian Knight is a journalist currently working as an editor at the Independent on Sunday. 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 north-west of England.

  • Introduction(第1頁)
    • About This book(第C頁)
    • How to Use This book(第2頁)
    • Conventions Used in This Book(第2頁)
    • Foolish Assumptions(第2頁)
    • How This Book Is Organised(第3頁)
    • Where to Go from Here(第5頁)
  • Part I : Getting Started with Cricket(第7頁)
    • Chapter 1 : Taking In the Joy of Cricket(第9頁)
    • Chapter 2 : Getting to Grips with the Basics(第21頁)
    • Chapter 3 : From 20 Overs to 5 Days: The Many Formats of Cricket(第47頁)
    • Chapter 4 : Grabbing the Right Gear: Cricket Equipment(第67頁)
  • Part II : Playing the Game(第83頁)
    • Chapter 5 : Honing Your Batting Skills(第85頁)
    • Chapter 6 : Making It Big as a Bowler(第115頁)
    • Chapter 7 : Fielding Made Easy(第141頁)
    • Chapter 8 : Talking Tactics: Captaining a Cricket Team(第163頁)
    • Chapter 9 : Talented Training and Cricket Coaching(第187頁)
  • Part III : Welcome to Planet Cricket(第205頁)
    • Chapter 10 : Grasping the Global Rivalries(第207頁)
    • Chapter 11 : Taking in Big International Tournaments(第229頁)
    • Chapter 12 : The Domestic Cricket Scene(第249頁)
    • Chapter 13 : Becoming a Cricket Fan(第267頁)
  • Part IV : The Part of Tens(第289頁)
    • Chapter 14 : Ten Greatest Ever Cricketers(第291頁)
    • Chapter 15 : Ten Most Memorable Cricket Matches(第297頁)
    • Chapter 16 : Ten Mind-boggling Cricket Feats(第305頁)
  • Index(第311頁)
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