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Gone to the cricket

Arlott, John.

Gone to the cricket

by Arlott, John.

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Published by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Arlott.
The Physical Object
Pagination206p. ;
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15571082M

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Gone to the Cricket book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5. But its announcement, inoccasioned many wistful and conservative laments for traditional cricket and its values—notably Michael Henderson’s “That Will Be England Gone. Philip Larkin's line "that will be England gone" is the premise of this fascinating book which is about music, literature, poetry and films as well as cricket.

Henderson is that rare bird, a reporter with a fine grasp of time and place, but also a stylist of enviable quality and perception, Michael Parkinson/5(46). 'BCCI had gone against the nation's mood'. 'Our people are crazy about cricket, but they are more crazy about their country, and their armed forces.'.

Ranjit Khanwilkar, one of the brighter cricket talents from Karnataka, would have turned 60 next month. Unfortunately, the young life was snuffed out 32 years ago on July 8 when the Bangalore. That Will Be England Gone: The Last Summer of Cricket by Michael Henderson review — a love letter to the sound of leather on willow Patrick Kidd enjoys a true enthusiast’s elegy for the old.

MICHAEL HENDERSON, author of a new book entitled That Will Be England Gone: The Last Summer of Cricket, nails his colours firmly to the mast. The High Street was a strange place, a or so yards from the world’s most famous cricket ground and yet a world away.

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Is it really all but five years since the Old Bald Blighter slipped off this mortal coil. This is a cricket book for the true cricket book nut, tackling such subjects as why people enjoy watching the game, or an entire chapter dedicated to Bill. Where have all the crickets gone.

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Most likely it will be on Saturday, by when the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI. A second, quiet and pleasant chirp is done in courting the future Mrs.

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Cricket themed fiction, player biographies, history and instruction books. (Also includes novels with other themes but cricket plays a fairly crucial part in the plot.). I read it back to back with another, similar, work, this one a longer requiem, by the former Daily Telegraph cricket correspondent Michael Henderson, That Will Be England Gone.

THE Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) is set to become the first Indian cricket body with a full-fledged museum to showcase memorabilia from legends. The museum proposal has been prepared by former. Test out cricket equipment. This is the easiest way to get really familiar with the components of cricket.

Go to a local sports store and ask if they have cricket equipment. Look at the balls, bats, stumps, and wickets. Try handling : K.And That Will be England Gone is part memoir, part sports book, part essay. In tone it’s a strange thing: a level-headed lament. Given that this may be a summer without leather and willow, and that coughing has become taboo, Henderson’s book provides a much-needed literary-cricketing alternative: a beautiful clearing of the throat.