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England: The Biography: The Story of English Cricket An astonishing work of research, detail and revelation Bulging with information, packed with nuggets John Etheridge, SunSuperbly researched His eye for detail never wavers Itsa pleasure to read Vic Marks, ObserverThe Cricket Book of the Year Dauntingly comprehensive and surprisingly light footed Simon Briggs,Daily TelegraphEngland The Biography is the most comprehensive account of the England cricket team that has ever been published, taking the reader into the heart of the action and the team dynamics that have helped shape their success, or otherwise It is nowyears since England first played Test match cricketand, for much of that time, it has struggled to perform to the best of its capabilities In the early years, amateurs would pick and choose which matches and tours they would play subsequently, the demands of the county game and the petty jealousies that created would prevent many from achieving their best It was only in the s that central contracts were brought in, and Team England began to receive the best possible support from an ever increasing backroom team But cricket isnt just about structures, it depends like no other sport on questions of how successful the captain is in motivating and leading his team, and how well different personalities and egos are integrated and managed in the changing room From Joe Root and Alastair Cook back to Mike Atherton, Mike Brearley and Ray Illingworth, England captains have had a heavy influence on proceedings Recent debates over Kevin Pietersen were nothing new, as contemporaries of WGGrace would doubtless recognise As England playtheir th Test, this is a brilliant and unmissable insight into the ups and downs of that story

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  • England: The Biography: The Story of English Cricket
  • Simon Wilde
  • 08 October 2019
  • 1471154858

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