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Flannels on the Sward: History of Cricket in Americas(Black and White Edition)

Jayesh Patel

Published by Jayesh Patel
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Title: Flannels on the Sward: History of Cricket in...

Publisher: Jayesh Patel

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Paperback. 402 pages. Dimensions: 10.0in. x 7.0in. x 0.9in.Cricket Americas national game It would have been! By 1859 cricket was being played in at least 22 states, in over 125 cities and towns, and the numbers of clubs were estimated to be around 1000, per Wilkes Spirit of the Times. An American topped the English bowling averages; cricket clearly was Americas game. What happened then, to turn the tide in baseballs favor Americas cricketing capital Philadelphia, hosted teams from Australia, Canada, England, Ireland and the West Indies. While early cricket evolved significantly in England, Wicket its precursor, continued to be played with the original technique for more than 300 years in Connecticut. Wherever the English went cricket followed, we find this in the early history of Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay! The book showcases never-before seen pictures including art works and selected team scores depicting American crickets glorious but unsung history. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780989678506

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Synopsis: Cricket ? America?s national game? It would have been! By 1859 cricket was being played in at least 22 states, in over 125 cities and towns, and the numbers of clubs were estimated to be around 1000, per Wilke?s Spirit of the Times. An American topped the English bowling averages; cricket clearly was America?s game. What happened then, to turn the tide in baseball?s favor? America?s cricketing capital Philadelphia, hosted teams from Australia, Canada, England, Ireland and the West Indies. While early cricket evolved significantly in England, ?Wicket? its' precursor, continued to be played with the original technique for more than 300 years in Connecticut. Wherever the English went cricket followed, we find this in the early history of Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay! The book showcases never-before seen pictures including art works and selected team scores depicting American cricket?s glorious but unsung history.

About the Author: The author was an active cricketer in his younger days having played with state level cricketers and now reliving through his memorabilia collection and in the process going back further in time to discover the wonderful origins of cricket in America. Besides cricket, the author has worked in the Aerospace industry in Procurement/Project Engineering/Management for more than 15 years and now hoping to branch out into self-publishing with baby steps.

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