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Cricket for Americans

playing and understanding the game

by Tom Melville

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Published by Bowling Green State University Popular Press in Bowling Green, OH .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cricket.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTom Melville ; with a preface by Ian Chappell.
    SeriesSports and culture series
    ContributionsChappell, Ian, 1943-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV917 .M45 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 214 p. :
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1751641M
    ISBN 100879726067, 0879726075
    LC Control Number92074880
    OCLC/WorldCa28577582

    The History of Cricket in the United States The game is both very British and, to Americans, very confusing. But it was once our national pastime, and its gaining fans on these shores.   Cricket is a little like baseball, but totally different in almost every way. David Gray / Reuters (I'm not sure why these men have their hands in the .

    Cricket For America. likes 1 talking about this. Formed in ,Cricket for America is non-profit organization focusing mainly on cricket. Our dream is to encourage cricket among youngsters as. The eleven-person team cricket familiar with Americans today took root most effectively at the St. George's Cricket Club, founded in Clubs from the United States (St. George's CC) and Canada participated in one of the first international cricket matches .

    American cricket's finest hour to date came on January 5, , when C. L. Bixby, of Boston's Longwood Cricket Club, led the United States to victory over the fabled West Indies cricket team. But. Beautifully nostalgic without being sentimental, A Last English Summer is an eloquent contemplation on the changing nature of cricket from the masterful pen of Duncan Hamilton. In this insightful and lyrical book, Hamilton reflects on the history, evolution and future of cricket, capturing the spirit and pleasures of the game like no one else can.


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Here at last is what all sportsminded Americans have been waiting for: a cricket book that's been written specifically for them. Far more than just a basic explanation of the rules of the game, Cricket for Americans is the fIrSt publication designed to introduce Americans who have no prior knowledge of cricket to all aspects of this great world sport.3/5(2).

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. /5(3). As the Twenty-first Century dawns, however, it is important to try, at least, to achieve a better understanding of cricket among Americans.

Cricket is clearly achieving at least a toe-hold in the. Even though cricket holds a spot in the top two on the list of most popular sports in the world, falling just behind football, Americans just don’t really care that much.

Maybe it’s because cricket is not considered to be American. Cricket was first played in southern England in the sixteenth century. Cricket explained from an American Viewpoint - PART 1 I'll take a stab Cricket for Americans book this.

As an American, perhaps I can explain in a way more easy to understand to fellow Yanks. In a cricket match, there are two sides with eleven players each.

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2nd ed., Description: iv, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Cricketspeak. -How to read cricket statistics. -How to watch a cricket match. -How to teach cricket to Americans. -Cricket in America. -How cricket is organized around the world. Series Title: Sports and culture series.

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The history of United States cricket begins in the 18th century. Among early Americans, cricket was as popular a bat and ball game as baseball. Though Americans never played cricket in great numbers, the game grew for some time. Around the time of the United States Civil War, the game began competing with baseball for participants, but then slowly declined in popularity.

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“What cricket is to an Englishman so base ball is to an American,” the Herald wrote in its preview of the season. “Each look upon their national game as the very perfection of a sport.