South Africa's Cricket Captains
(Cape Town: Zebra Press, 2003) 1868723763. . 228 x 148 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. xii + (ii) + 314, incl. index; plates. One or two fox spots to edges and prelims. Very good condition. "This revealing account of South Africa's cricket captains chronicles the history of the sport in this country, from its misty origins to its exciting and controversial present. Revised and updated, this new edition vividly recounts the triumphs and disappointments of captains such as Alan Melville, Trevor Goddard, Ali Bacher, Kepler Wessels, Hansie Cronjé and Shaun Pollock, among many others. Previously unavailable information on the black captains, segregation in cricket and the Basil D'Oliveira affair is divulged. Remarkable and often contentious new facts are revealed about the rebel era, South Africa's return to the international cricket arena and the match-fixing scandals that threaten the sport's credibility. South Africa's Cricket Captains is an inspiring account of the passion and competitive spirit displayed by each captain, and their differences in personality, approach and style. Relive South Africa's rich cricket history in a book filled with anecdotal snippets, vividly described matches and golden cricket moments. It will appeal to both young and old lovers of the captivating game.".
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N° du livre: 11152
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | CHF 12.5]
Mots-clés: . Captaincy. Test Match . Africa. Proteas