When Cricket Was Cricket: A Nostalgic Look at a Century of the Greatest Game
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Remember a time when cricket was cricket? Before millionaire players careered around a floodlit field in glorified pyjamas? When a proper match lasted days rather than the crash, bang, wallop of a limited-overs game? Modern innovations like Twenty20 and IPL have their place in cricket's long and glorious story, but nothing beats the original game!
Adam Powley is a journalist and writer behind a number of books. He is the author of When Football Was Football: World Cup, When Football Was Football: Tottenham Hotspur, and is the co-author of the bestselling Spurs Miscellany and the critically acclaimed The Boys From White Hart Lane. He was also a major contributor to The Spurs Opus, When Saturday Comes: The half-decent football book, and Football: The Ultimate Guide. He has also reported and written for the Sunday Mirror, The Guardian, and Time Out.