The Resource A beautiful game : my love affair with cricket, Mark Nicholas

A beautiful game : my love affair with cricket, Mark Nicholas

Label
A beautiful game : my love affair with cricket
Title
A beautiful game
Title remainder
my love affair with cricket
Statement of responsibility
Mark Nicholas
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Mark Nicholas's personal journey through cricket reveals why it really is the world's beautiful game
  • Mark Nicholas, anchor for Channel 9's Test commentary team in Australia and Channel 5's Cricket on Five show in the UK, has a unique knowledge and perspective on the world game of cricket. As both a former player and now a professional observer and commentator on the game he knows all the key figures in the sport and has witnessed first-hand some of cricket's greatest moments...His book is a personal account of the game as he's seen and experienced it. Focusing on England and Australia, the two countries he's intimately familiar with, Mark takes us through the modern game, illuminating the arts of batting, bowling and captaincy, and giving us a wealth of detail about the world's greatest players, as well as epic Ashes battles...Informed by Mark's own experiences and observations, and filled with wonderful anecdotes, larger than life characters, and an extraordinary breadth of cricket knowledge, A Beautiful Game shows why Mark is so passionate about the sport, and exactly why cricket really is the world's beautiful game
Summary
Mark Nicholas, anchor for Channel 9's Test commentary team in Australia and Channel 5's Cricket on Five show in the UK, has a unique knowledge and perspective on the world game of cricket. As both a former player and now a professional observer and commentator on the game he knows all the key figures in the sport and has witnessed first-hand some of cricket's greatest moments... His book is a personal account of the game as he's seen and experienced it. Focusing on England and Australia, the two countries he's intimately familiar with, Mark takes us through the modern game, illuminating the arts of batting, bowling and captaincy, and giving us a wealth of detail about the world's greatest players, as well as epic Ashes battles... Informed by Mark's own experiences and observations, and filled with wonderful anecdotes, larger than life characters, and an extraordinary breadth of cricket knowledge, A Beautiful Game shows why Mark is so passionate about the sport, and exactly why cricket really is the world's beautiful game.
Biography type
autobiography
Biographical or historical data
As a cricketer, Mark Nicholas was known as a swashbuckling middle-order batsman and occasional medium-pace bowler. He captained English county side Hampshire to four major trophies. After retiring as a player, Mark worked for 12 years as London's Daily Telegraph's sports feature writer before moving into television broadcasting, initially as a commentator for Sky Sports and later as the anchor on Channel 4's cricket coverage. Mark is currently the anchor for Channel 9's cricket commentary team and for Channel 5's Cricket on Five show in the UK.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10640142
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nicholas, Mark
Dewey number
796.358
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV917
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cricket
  • Cricket
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
my love affair with cricket
Label
A beautiful game : my love affair with cricket, Mark Nicholas
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=3016790
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn962261167
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (352 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781760291983
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
50C94D09-CD67-4412-8B04-EA1E0674EE25
System control number
(OCoLC)962261167
Label
A beautiful game : my love affair with cricket, Mark Nicholas
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=3016790
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn962261167
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (352 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781760291983
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
50C94D09-CD67-4412-8B04-EA1E0674EE25
System control number
(OCoLC)962261167

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