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The Wisden Dictionary of Cricket


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We've got the features that no-one else has - not a dry, dull dictionary, but an illustrated, wide-ranging reference guide covering every aspect of the gameFeatures regional terms from all over the cricket-playing world - from India and Australia to Corfu and the Caribbean - and slang terms from the 18th century to the latest WisdenCovers controversies throughout the ages, from over-arm bowling in the 19th century and Bodyline in the 20th to ball-tampering in the comtemporary game Would make a great gift for any friends or family who love cricket - or treat yourself!

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An editor of dictionaries since 1980, Michael Rundell is a consultant on the Bloomsbury Dictionary series and Editor in Chief of the Macmillan Essential Dictionary. He is a keen follower of cricket, although not a keen player!


"A joy you will not find a better treatment of cricket's fascinating language than in this dictionary." The Wisden Cricketer (January 2007)

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