Your guide to understanding all the complexities of the game From the basic skills and drills to the latest techniques, with tips from experts Adam Gilchrist, Damien Fleming and Belinda Clark, this complete reference explains cricket in a way that players, fans, coaches and parents can quickly access and enjoy. Cricket For Dummies covers getting to grips with the basics, honing your batting, bowling, fielding and wicketkeeping skills, and coaching and watching cricket. Discover how to: * Appreciate the many formats of the game * Talk tactics and captain a team * Climb the pyramid and reach your peak * Get match fit and train more effectively * Understand global rivalries and the big clashes
Malcolm Conn is the chief cricket writer at The Australian. He has won several awards for his writing and in 1999 became the first cricket writer to claim a Walkley Award (Australian journalism's highest honour). Julian Knight is a BBC journalist, writer and cricket enthusiast. He has been a club cricketer for more than 20 years and has also coached youth cricket sides.