I’m in the team can you come and watch me play? If you will be sitting by a cricket pitch this summer, mystified by the antics on the field in front of you, Cricket Made Simple is the book for you. Not only will it help to explain what is going on from the spectator s viewpoint, it will also raise you several notches in your loved one’s esteem.
This little book will give you a bit more of an idea of what is going on and help you gain greater enjoyment from watching matches in the future.
After reading Cricket Made Simple, you will be able to talk knowledgeably about spin and swing bowling, off drives, knocking in, and know the difference between a googly and an off-break. You might even enjoy the matches much more as a result. Just as well because they can take up a whole day at junior level, or up to five days for a Test match.
The author, a mother who has spent many seasons at her sons playing fields, provides a complete guide to the intricacies of cricket for all those bemused supporters to whom this sport is a complete mystery. She also includes valuable advice on supporter etiquette and preparing cricket teas as well as dealing with the inevitable washing mountain.
Cricket Made Simple is for all bemused supporters, male and female, who loyally turn out to cheer in all weathers.
About the Author
Ann Waterhouse started work in 1969 in the UK editorial office of an international oil magazine. A career in the media followed but the arrival of two sons gave Ann the opportunity to pursue her writing activities, initially as a hobby. Since 1994, she has been writing entertaining and informative guides to sports, aimed at parents, grandparents and friends who didn’t play the sports themselves.