Game For Anything: Writings on Cricket

Game For Anything: Writings on Cricket

Gideon Haigh


Gideon Haigh’s new e-book covers the entire nice figures and significant problems with cricket, by way of accumulating all his most sensible writing in regards to the video game. There are profiles of avid gamers earlier and current – Bradman, Ranjitsinhji, Benaud and Sobers from the prior, Steve Waugh, Shane Warne and Wasim Akram from the current. He covers the massive matters within the online game: sledging, match-fixing, Kerry Packer, Zimbabwe, umpiring. He writes approximately cricket’s most sensible writers – Swanton, C.L.R. James – and ponders the game’s so much halcyon and specified features: gradual bowling, captaincy, the essence of excellent batting. Haigh has now verified himself as one of many best writers at the video game – writer of 1 stated masterpiece, secret Spinner, a comic book vintage, Many a Slip – and one in every of its so much intelligent commentators.

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