Bradman Museums World of Cricket Mike Coward

ISBN: 9781760111946

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208 pages


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Bradman Museums World of Cricket  by  Mike Coward

Bradman Museums World of Cricket by Mike Coward
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The Bradman Museum, a monument to the greatest cricketer of all time, celebrates its 25th anniversary in time for Australia to stage the 11th ICC World Cup of CricketTo mark the 25th anniversary milestone at a time when the eyes of the cricketingMoreThe Bradman Museum, a monument to the greatest cricketer of all time, celebrates its 25th anniversary in time for Australia to stage the 11th ICC World Cup of CricketTo mark the 25th anniversary milestone at a time when the eyes of the cricketing world will be on Australia, this book reveals for the first time in print the founding treasure of the Bradman Museum: the Dons personal collection of 35 mm slides.

With Bradmans typed commentary and handwritten amendments alongside, the slides showcase the history of cricket, from its agrarian beginnings in England to its status as a game of Empire, fit for introduction to the colonies. Grace, Hobbs, Hendren, Larwood, OReilly, McCabe, Lindwall, Trueman—on these legends and many more Bradman gives us his opinion with characteristic directness.

We gain insight into the game as he saw it in all its magic. While Bradmans personal slide collection forms the centerpiece of this stunning collection, the work of three of crickets greatest photographers are also featured. Among Bruce Postles black and white photos from the 1960s and 1970s are iconic shots that will thrill any cricket lover. Vivian Jenkins work brings to life the drama of the 1970s and World Series Cricket, while Philip Browns camera ranges across international cricket up to the present day. This treasure trove of cricket is woven seamlessly together by the matchless commentary of Mike Coward, one of Australias most acclaimed experts.



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