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A History of West Indian Cricket
A History of West Indian Cricket

A History of West Indian Cricket

By Michael Manley, Introduction by Clive Lloyd


728 Pages, 6 x 9.1

Trade Paper, $45.00 (US $45.00)

Publication Date: September 2002

ISBN 9780233050379

Rights: US

Welbeck Publishing Group (Sep 2002)
Carlton Publishing Group

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In 1975, the West Indies became the first winners of the cricket World Cup. Their style of cricket has always been ideal for this type of game; exhilarating, stroke-making batsmen; penetrative, wicket-taking bowlers and dynamic, athletic fielders. For 15 years between 1976 and 1991, the West Indies ruled the cricket world in imperious style. This book will highlight the sad demise of West Indian cricket, as the accessibility of cable television has shown youngsters in the Caribbean other sports, ones which offer untold wealth to even those of moderate professional standard.