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Wisden on the Ashes - The Authoritative Story of Cricket's Greatest Rivalry; New Edition

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*Updated edition to include the 2013, 2013-14 and 2015 Ashes series*Wisden on the Ashes: The authoritative story of cricket's greatest rivalry is a detailed chronological journey through the history of this famous English-Australian contest. With Test reports, scorecards, "Great bowlers of the year" and other fascinating material from the archives, together with new editorial pieces, this is a remarkable record of cricket's most enduring battle.The book begins its journey with England's first tour of Australia in 1876 and the subsequent three series prior to the 1882 tour that led to a mock obituary being placed in the Sporting Times "In affectionate remembrance of English cricket, which died at The Oval on 29th August, 1882. ... The body will be cremated and the ashes taken to Australia." Celebrating the players who made their mark on the game and the controversies that shook the sport, the book covers every series since then through to the most recent series. In 2005 England won a highly competitive series that helped raise the popularity of the sport, and each series since then has attracted huge attention.This book will be a welcome addition to all cricket enthusiasts' collections, as well as an ideal gift purchase.This updated edition includes both 2013 series, which saw England retain the Ashes on home soil before Australia won all five tests in the second series later that year, and the summer 2015 series held in England. It also includes a colour photo section celebrating the players, the matches and the key moments from an ongoing rivalry.

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ISBN: 9781472913531
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Language: English
Page Count: 752
Size: 9.46" l x 6.22" w x 2.39"
Series: N/A