Test series have offered a convincing reminder that there is no more exciting game than cricket.
Especially when a close-fought contest reaches a climax at international level.
In the course of a game, nothing is more thrilling than an innings in which a batsman rises above his fellows and his own shortcomings to play a decisive part in achieving victory — or it may be in avoiding defeat, or in salvaging national pride.
The… More >>
Four women who have never met …
Four lives inextricably joined …
Four friendships that will last forever …
Named after Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Amelia Thompson always thought life would have given her wings. Instead, she finds herself stuck at home with three small children, and a body she no longer recognises. Hoping to connect with like-minded people, she decides to re… More >>
Across six of the seven continents on which cricket is played, there are some remarkable cricket grounds. From a tidal strip of sand outside the Ship Inn at Elie, in Fife, to the monumental Melbourne Cricket Ground with its 100,000 capacity, this book features the extraordinary places and venues in which cricket is played. Many grounds have remarkably beautiful settings. There is the rugged Devonian charm of Lynton and Lynmouth Cricket Club set in the Valley of the … More >>
“Cricket, A Mountain Pony”, one of the last books Enos A. Mills wrote, sat in a drawer for eighty years, three stories of his that never saw the public eye. If you love smart horses and love an intimate view of the history of western horsemanship, this is a book for you! It is the first NEW Enos A. Mills book in over 70 years! The preface is by Esther Burnell Mills, Enos’ widow, who knew Cricket as well as Enos did, and it includes photographs from our collection of… More >>
The final adventure of Chester Cricket and friends Black-and-white pictures… More >>