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cricket on the continent

cricket on the continent From sun kissed olive groves to frosty pine glades cricket is played in every corner of continental Europe But the game is fragile at its frontiers struggling for profile and participants on a footb

  • Title: cricket on the continent
  • Author: Tim Brooks
  • ISBN: 9781785312038
  • Page: 429
  • Format: Paperback
  • From sun kissed olive groves to frosty pine glades, cricket is played in every corner of continental Europe But the game is fragile at its frontiers, struggling for profile and participants on a football obsessed continent.Cricket on the Continent reflects on how the sport was exported, introduced and developed in mainland Europe, and the challenges it faced and continueFrom sun kissed olive groves to frosty pine glades, cricket is played in every corner of continental Europe But the game is fragile at its frontiers, struggling for profile and participants on a football obsessed continent.Cricket on the Continent reflects on how the sport was exported, introduced and developed in mainland Europe, and the challenges it faced and continues to face it examines what lies in store in an uncertain future casts a critical eye at the role of the ICC, the game changing opportunities the Olympics could bring and the unique origins and development in different countries These fundamental questions are confronted head on in a tale of matches, machinations and miracles, and a voyage through a fascinating patchwork of cultural nuances, colourful characters and cricketing intrigue that form the map of cricket in Europe.

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    1. Having experienced cricket in Europe for 16 years, and read a few books with highlights/anecdotes on cricket in Netherlands, I am of course interested in cricket's history in Europe so you might say I'm a bit biased. But Tim brings more than an insight in the history, present and future of a number of cricket associations or cricket communities. I must admit to not reading the book cover to cover in the one go, but the book is perfect for people who are interested in cricket in a specific countr [...]

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