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Number One
     

Number One

by Liz Wilde
 
It is every cricket fanatic's favourite debating point. Who is the greatest batsman in the world? Who is the greatest bowler? It is a game that has been played for as long as the sport itself.
The arguments are often inconclusive but "Number One" sifts the evidence, from the times of Hambledon's champions right through to the present day. Drawing on contemporary

Overview

It is every cricket fanatic's favourite debating point. Who is the greatest batsman in the world? Who is the greatest bowler? It is a game that has been played for as long as the sport itself.
The arguments are often inconclusive but "Number One" sifts the evidence, from the times of Hambledon's champions right through to the present day. Drawing on contemporary reports, the testimony of the leading players and the statistical verdict of the Coopers & Lybrand computer program - sources which sometimes provide conflicting evidence - Simon Wilde explores the changing landscape of hte game and nominates the players most worthy of the honours.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780575603493
Publisher:
Gollancz, Victor Ltd.
Publication date:
02/29/2000
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x (d)

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