Contents: 1. Introduction and history of cricket. 2. The spirit of game. 3. Batting skills and techniques. 4. Running between the wickets. 5. Bowling skills and techniques. 6. Fielding skills and techniques. 7. Wicketkeeping skills and techniques. 8. Role of captain in cricket. 9. Equipments. 10. Rules of cricket.
"Cricket has been an established team sport for hundreds of years and is thought to be the second most popular sport in the world, after football (soccer). More than 100 countries are affiliated to the International Cricket Council, cricket's international governing body. The sport's modern form originated in England, and is most popular in the present and former members of the Commonwealth.
The present book discusses all the aspects of Cricket viz., history, skills, and techniques and rules. The text are arranged in a lucid form and written in simple colloquial English language.
All the skills and techniques of Cricket are explained with illustrations. Latest rules and regulations of Cricket are given with latest and amended court dimensions with diagrams. Hence, the present book will be immensely used by the prospective coaches, players, teachers and students of physical education and sports." (jacket)