Sphere of Influence by Gideon Haigh
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Sphere of Influence
By Gideon Haigh

Sphere of Influence

Writings on Cricket and Its Discontents

By (author) See other recent books by Gideon Haigh
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $34.99
Your Price: $31.49 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $6.95 per order
You Save: $3.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.57 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to order, no due date



Sphere of Influence by Gideon Haigh

Book Description

In the last three years, cricket has changed more completely than in the preceding three decades, revolutionised by a racy new format, Twenty20, and a glamorous new competition, the Indian Premier League. How did India come to run world cricket, and privately-owned clubs owned by billionaires and Bollywood stars shove international competition aside? How did money unite players and divide administrators, amid allegations of massive corruption? Gideon Haigh has followed cricket's biggest story since Kerry Packer from the beginning. This collection of his despatches brings the struggle for cricket's soul into sharp and disturbing focus.

Buy Sphere of Influence book by Gideon Haigh from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780522857870
ISBN-10: 0522857876
Classification: Cricket
Format: Paperback (235mm x 159mm x 30mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Victory Books
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2010
Country of Publication: Australia

Other Editions...


Customers who bought this also bought...


You might also like...

Cricket as I See it by Allan Border Cricket as I See it by Allan Border

In the twenty years since Allan Border retired as Australian cricket captain he's been one of the game's closest and most astute observers. His views on cricket - based on his experiences as a player, a captain, a selector and a commentator - are fascinating, forthright and informed by more than three decades of involvement at the game's highest...

Wounded Tiger by Peter Oborne Wounded Tiger by Peter Oborne

A definitive and compelling account of the controversial history of cricket in Pakistan

Bradman Museum's World of Cricket by Mike Coward Bradman Museum's World of Cricket by Mike Coward

During the 2014-15 season Australia stages the eleventh ICC World Cup of Cricket, with fourteen nations competing in 49 fifty-over matches. At the same time the Bradman Museum, a monument to the greatest cricketer of all time, celebrates its 25th anniversary.

Merv Hughes' 104 Cricket Legends by Merv Hughes Merv Hughes' 104 Cricket Legends by Merv Hughes

Understanding cricket and cricketers has been a lifelong quest for Merv Hughes. * How much can a roommate take before events deteriorate into shaving cream at ten paces? * How seriously should senior players take their responsibility to train young twelfth men? * What makes a good captain? Now, for the first time, Merv brings us a combination of...

» View more books like these...

Books By Author Gideon Haigh

Second XI by Gideon Haigh Second XI, Paperback (January 2015)

As the world's second most popular sport, cricket is much richer and more diverse than many realise. Globally, passionate players make sacrifices to play for their country. These extraordinary tales of cricket in Afghanistan and Ireland, Kenya and the Netherlands resonate far beyond cricket, touching on war, sectarianism and even women's rights.

Mystery Spinner by Gideon Haigh Mystery Spinner, Paperback (June 2014)

Mystery Spinner is a truly compelling study of how, at the highest level of sport, skill is only half the battle.

Ashes to Ashes by Gideon Haigh Ashes to Ashes, Hardback (February 2014)

The story of the back-to-back Ashes series in 2013 and 2014, as told by cricket's greatest writer.

» View all books by Gideon Haigh

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Sphere of Influence book by Gideon Haigh and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Gideon Haigh close
Second XI by Gideon Haigh
Mrs Mort's Madness by Gideon Haigh
Mystery Spinner by Gideon Haigh
Ashes to Ashes by Gideon Haigh
Ashes to Ashes by Gideon Haigh
Uncertain Corridors by Gideon Haigh
On Warne by Gideon Haigh
Uncertain Corridors by Gideon Haigh
End of the Road? by Gideon Haigh
On Warne by Gideon Haigh
Big Ship Warwick Armstrong and the Making of Modern Cricket by Gideon Haigh
On Warne by Gideon Haigh
On Warne by Gideon Haigh
Deserted Newsroom by Gideon Haigh
Office by Gideon Haigh
Sphere of Influence by Gideon Haigh
Vincibles by Gideon Haigh
Ashes 2009 by Gideon Haigh
Inside Out by Gideon Haigh
Racket by Gideon Haigh
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close