The game we play today is scarcely like that of my boyhood ' mused Dr W.G. Grace a century ago. 'There have been silent revolutions transforming cricket in many directions, improving it in some ways and in others robbing it of some elements of its charm.' In this panoramic collection of his writings, Australia's leading cricket writer ranges over 250 years of cricket history, picking out those events, characters and even objects that have mattered - sometimes far more than we know. From giants of the game such as Bradman, Larwood and Miller to subjects including our fascination with wasted talent and the evolution of the protector, Silent Revolutions reveals the game within the game known only to the subtlest observers.Writings on Cricket History Gideon Haigh ... Huttona#39;s erstwhile rival Lindsay Hassett, then commentating for the ABC, was less circumspect, pronouncing it simply the ... Thomson remembered; and, from my balcony of memory today, so do I. Cricinfo January 2006 WASIM RAJA Bearded Wonder Raja: the very name has aanbsp;...
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