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The Resource A beautiful game : my love affair with cricket, Mark Nicholas

A beautiful game : my love affair with cricket, Mark Nicholas

Label
A beautiful game : my love affair with cricket
Title
A beautiful game
Title remainder
my love affair with cricket
Statement of responsibility
Mark Nicholas
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Mark Nicholas's personal journey through cricket reveals why it really is the world's beautiful game
  • Mark Nicholas, anchor for Channel 9's Test commentary team in Australia and Channel 5's Cricket on Five show in the UK, has a unique knowledge and perspective on the world game of cricket. As both a former player and now a professional observer and commentator on the game he knows all the key figures in the sport and has witnessed first-hand some of cricket's greatest moments... His book is a personal account of the game as he's seen and experienced it. Focusing on England and Australia, the two countries he's intimately familiar with, Mark takes us through the modern game, illuminating the arts of batting, bowling and captaincy, and giving us a wealth of detail about the world's greatest players, as well as epic Ashes battles... Informed by Mark's own experiences and observations, and filled with wonderful anecdotes, larger than life characters, and an extraordinary breadth of cricket knowledge, A Beautiful Game shows why Mark is so passionate about the sport, and exactly why cricket really is the world's beautiful game
Summary
Mark Nicholas, anchor for Channel 9's Test commentary team in Australia and Channel 5's Cricket on Five show in the UK, has a unique knowledge and perspective on the world game of cricket. As both a former player and now a professional observer and commentator on the game he knows all the key figures in the sport and has witnessed first-hand some of cricket's greatest moments... His book is a personal account of the game as he's seen and experienced it. Focusing on England and Australia, the two countries he's intimately familiar with, Mark takes us through the modern game, illuminating the arts of batting, bowling and captaincy, and giving us a wealth of detail about the world's greatest players, as well as epic Ashes battles... Informed by Mark's own experiences and observations, and filled with wonderful anecdotes, larger than life characters, and an extraordinary breadth of cricket knowledge, A Beautiful Game shows why Mark is so passionate about the sport, and exactly why cricket really is the world's beautiful game.
Biography type
autobiography
Biographical or historical data
As a cricketer, Mark Nicholas was known as a swashbuckling middle-order batsman and occasional medium-pace bowler. He captained English county side Hampshire to four major trophies. After retiring as a player, Mark worked for 12 years as London's Daily Telegraph's sports feature writer before moving into television broadcasting, initially as a commentator for Sky Sports and later as the anchor on Channel 4's cricket coverage. Mark is currently the anchor for Channel 9's cricket commentary team and for Channel 5's Cricket on Five show in the UK.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10640142
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nicholas, Mark
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • photographs
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nicholas, Mark
  • Nicholas, Mark
  • Cricket players
  • Cricket
  • Cricket players
  • Sportscasters
  • Sportscasters
  • Cricket players
  • Cricket players
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
my love affair with cricket
Label
A beautiful game : my love affair with cricket, Mark Nicholas
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Publication
Copyright
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Record machine-generated from publisher information
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000058845010
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
421 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781760291747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, photographs
System control number
(OCoLC)960694727
Label
A beautiful game : my love affair with cricket, Mark Nicholas
Publication
Copyright
Note
Record machine-generated from publisher information
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000058845010
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
421 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781760291747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, photographs
System control number
(OCoLC)960694727

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