Each title in the Great Sporting Events series gives a fascinating insight into the great sporting events that thrill sports stars and fans alike.
A must-read for all cricket fans, Great Sporting Events: Cricket looks at the top cricket competitions in the world and describes the history behind them, notable events and the personalities that helped to shape the sport.
Clive Gifford is the author of more than 150 children's books including Eye Benders, winner of the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, Royal Society-nominated Out of This World and Cool Technology which won the School Library Association Information Book Award. He has travelled through 70 countries, run a computer games company and taken part in all manner of sports from parachuting and gliding to Ultimate Frisbee. Clive's official website can be found at www.clivegifford.co.uk
1: Batting and bowling 2: First class cricket 3: The County Championship 4: The Sheffield Shield and SuperSport series 5: One day internationals 6: The Cricket World Cup 7: The Twenty20 World Cup 8: The Indian Premier League 9: Test match cricket 10: The Ashes 11: Great players and teams 12: Women's cricket 13: Timeline and winner tables 14: Glossary and further info 15: Index