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The Resource Crossing the line : how Australian cricket lost its way, Gideon Haigh

Crossing the line : how Australian cricket lost its way, Gideon Haigh

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Crossing the line : how Australian cricket lost its way
Title
Crossing the line
Title remainder
how Australian cricket lost its way
Statement of responsibility
Gideon Haigh
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
'I'm not proud of what's happened. Y'know, it's not within the spirit of the game.' Steve Smith was not to know it at Cape Town on 24 March 2018, but he was addressing his last press conference as captain of the Australian cricket team. By the next day morning he would be swept from office by a tsunami of public indignation involving even the prime minister. In a unique admission, Smith confessed to condoning a policy of sandpapering the cricket ball in a Test against South Africa. He, the instigator David Warner and their agent Cameron Bancroft returned home to disgrace and to lengthy bans. The crisis plunged Australian cricket into a bout of unprecedented soul searching, with Cricket Australia yielding to demands for reviews of the cricket team and of itself to restore confidence in their 'culture'. In Crossing the Line, Gideon Haigh conducts his own cultural review - 'less official and far cheaper but genuinely independent'. Studying the cricket team across a decade of radical change, he finds an accident waiting to happen, and a system struggling to cope with self-created challenges, on the field and in the boardroom. And he wonders: is there even any longer a spirit of the game to be within? Crossing the Line is the first instalment in Slattery Media Group's Sports Shorts collection, a new series of sports essays published as small-format books. Sports Shorts has been created as a home for ambitious, lively and engaging writing and journalism on sport -- work of a scale and scope not suited to the confines of day-to-day journalism
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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10741793
Cataloging source
NJB
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Haigh, Gideon
Dewey number
796.3580994
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Sports shorts
Series volume
1
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  • Cricket
  • Cricket
  • Cricket players
  • Cricket
  • Cricket
  • Cricket
  • Scandals
  • Scandals in mass media
Target audience
adult
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how Australian cricket lost its way
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Crossing the line : how Australian cricket lost its way, Gideon Haigh
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page [186])
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000064303959
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
184 pages
Isbn
9781921778940
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1048941170
Label
Crossing the line : how Australian cricket lost its way, Gideon Haigh
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page [186])
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000064303959
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
184 pages
Isbn
9781921778940
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1048941170

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