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Rain Stops Play

Cricketing Climates, 1st Edition

By Andrew Hignell

Routledge

256 pages

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Paperback: 9780714681863
pub: 2001-04-30
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Description

A geographical history of cricket in England and Wales in a global context.

Reviews

'A fascinating book on the effects of geography and climate on the sport … Firmly part of the emerging field of sports geography, this book will certainly be a welcome addition to collections in social geography generally as well as those focusing on the sociology of sport.' - Choice

'If you are a dedicated cricket follower who believes that the weather affects results and the way the game is played, this book is a must for you. Rain Stops Play is sure to get many deckchair fans recording the connection between results and the weather.' - Sunday Times

About the Series

Sport in the Global Society

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SPO000000
SPORTS & RECREATION / General
SPO054000
SPORTS & RECREATION / Cricket