Cricket Beyond the Bazaar by Mike Coward

By Mike Coward

With fervour, heat and humour, Cricket past the Bazaar examines Australian cricket at the Indian subcontinent, concentrating on the triumphs and controversies of the final 10 years.

Leading cricket author Mike Coward supplies the 1st intimate eyewitness account of the Madras tied try out, the 1987 global Cup and the Australian team's threatened walkout of Pakistan in 1988. He additionally remembers prior visits by means of Australian cricketers and gives a desirable social reconstruction of the old travel via the Maharaja of Patiala's group of Australian cricketers led by means of Jack Ryder and Charlie Macartney in 1935-36. The lavish hospitality of princes and maharajas at the moment has been echoed within the final decade by way of the rapturous reception daily Indians and Pakistanis expand to traveling Australian teams.

The subcontinent is a area with reference to Mike Coward's middle. His vibrant stories of existence in India and Pakistan in addition to a laugh descriptions of the pleasures and difficulties expecting cricketers and reporters on travel are richly interwoven with on-field dramas.

This e-book will attract the fans of either try out cricket and the limited-over video game and may increase any cricket library.

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