Looking to take up a new sport? Or just thinking about ways to keep fit and healthy? This book is a great introduction to all the important cricket skills you'll need. Full of skills tips and photos showing key techniques, you'll discover everything - from training to competing - while also finding out something about cricket stars of the past and present.
Chris Oxlade, is an experienced writer of information books for children. He specializes in science and technology, and has written more than sixty titles, on subjects ranging from kites to virtual reality as well as books on various forms of transport.
1: What is Cricket? 6 1: Cricket Around the World 8 1: Equipment 10 1: Overs, Runs and Wickets 12 1: Bowling 14 1: Seam and Swing Bowling 16 1: Spin Bowling 18 1: Batting 20 1: Defence and Attack 22 1: More Attacking Strokes 24 1: Fielding 26 1: Statistics and Records 28 1: Glossary and Websites 29 1: Index 30