From backyard cricket to the widely popular Test matches, cricket is a game that millions of Australians enjoy watching and playing. Read all about the rules, find out how a playing field is organised, and see at a glance the correct positions of all the players. Throughout the book, readers will find mini biographies of famous players from the past and present, as well as photos of cricketers in action.
This dynamic series focuses on popular sports played in Australia today. With particular emphasis on the sport's development within Australia, describing rules, forms of scoring, and the various levels of competition. Includes profiles of legendary players and competitors of the past and present and descriptions of the nation's greatest sporting moments. Information on skills, training and local groups will encourage young people to get involved.