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by Andrew Hignell

Download Rain Stops Play: Cricketing Climates (Sport in the Global Society) eBook
ISBN:
0714681865
Author:
Andrew Hignell
Category:
Earth Sciences
Language:
English
Publisher:
Routledge; 1 edition (May 2, 2001)
Pages:
256 pages
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1167 kb
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1658 kb
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1307 kb
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A geographical history of cricket in England and Wales in a global context.

Psychology Press, 2002 - Sports & Recreation - 226 pages. A geographical history of cricket in England and Wales in a global context. Rain Stops Play: Cricketing Climates Issue 27 of Sport in the global society, ISSN 1368-9789.

A geographical history of cricket in England and Wales in a global .

A geographical history of cricket in England and Wales in a global context. Firmly part of the emerging field of sports geography, this book will certainly be a welcome addition to collections in social geography generally as well as those focusing on the sociology of sport. If you are a dedicated cricket follower who believes that the weather affects results and the way the game is played, this book is a must for you. Rain Stops Play is sure to get many deckchair fans recording the connection between results and the weather.

Rain Stops Play is sure to get many deckchair fans recording the connection between results and the weather. The prolific pen of Andrew Hignell has been at it again to produce his third book in the space of twelve months. South Wales Evening Post. It is hard to imagine that a publication whose front cover illustrates the greatest of all cricketing anxieties should turn out to be one of the most fascinating books produced in a good while.

Playing conditions - The playing area across the length of the field is not . Duration - The game in cricket lasts much longer than the duration of a football game. Even after the rain stops due to wet ball, one of the team may have disadvantage.

Playing conditions - The playing area across the length of the field is not the same in both the sports. The pitching area and the outfield in cricket is much different which can give an unfair advantage to the teams based on the different stages of the game. While it looks like soccer allows you to play for longer duration in worse conditions than cricket allows to do so, most often than not, a soccer game is done considering that the game is mostly done before the rain gets heavier after the game has started.

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A geographical history of cricket in England and Wales in a global context.