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Village Idiots? : An Australian Affair with English Cricket - Tim? Wade

Village Idiots?

An Australian Affair with English Cricket

By: Tim? Wade

Paperback Published: 28th April 2004
ISBN: 9781412026086
Number Of Pages: 148

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A gently mocking view of English village cricket by an Australian (the 'Old Enemy', no less) who has been bewitched by its grace, charm, and sheer otherworldliness.

Contents 1. Foreword. How an Australian came to Turville Park Cricket Club (and what this means for the international cricket balance of power) 2. Cricket ...Why, exactly? (Turville v. West Wycombe) 3. The Language of Cricket (Turville v. Stonor) 4. 'It's Character Building' (Turville v. Hambleden) 5. Declaration Cricket - Noble Art or Magnificent Con? (Turville v. South Oxfordshire Amateurs) 6. English Pubs (Turville v. Archery Tavern) 7. Cricket Tragics (Turville v. Invalids) 8. Captaincy (Turville v. Brightwell cum Sotwell) 9. LBW - Scourge of the Modern Game (Turville v. Harpsden) 10. Touring (Turville in France) 11. Pre-season Training (Shiplake College Nets) 12. Afternoon Tea (Turville v. Woodcote) 13. English Weather (Turville v. Medmenham) 14. English Villages (Turville v. Hambleden) 15. Village Cricket Partners (Turville v. Ibstone) 16. The Business of Village Cricket (Turville v. Checkendon) 17. Wormsley Estate - A Class Act (Turville Vice-Presidents)

ISBN: 9781412026086
ISBN-10: 1412026083
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 148
Published: 28th April 2004
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.7  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.17

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