Cardus on Cricket

Cardus on Cricket

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Neville Cardus was a literary writer whose subject happened to be cricket, and here is a representative selection of the best of Cardusa€™s writing on the sport. Included are the imaginative reconstruction of the 1882 England and Australia test match to Cardusa€™s descriptions of village cricket, accounts of the great players that Cardus watched play (from Donald Bradman and Harold Larwood to Wally Hammond) to examples of his a€˜Shastburya€™ writings.He played the game for fancya#39;s sake; he never knew where the imp of his genius was going to take him. He could stonewall, but ... But as often would he send the finest ball of the match to the rails by a stroke as impudent as a coxcomb. At Old Trafford a year ... be in Australia for his health when the England eleven were beaten in a Test match by a new and devastating googly bowler. George Gunn wasanbsp;...

Title:Cardus on Cricket
Author:Neville Cardus
Publisher:Souvenir Press - 2012-02-01


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