The Invincibles: New Norcia’s Aboriginal Cricketers 1879–1906 by by Bob Reece
The Commonwealth Games: Extraordinary Stories Behind the Medals by Brian Oliver
The Aboriginal Soccer Tribe: A History of Aboriginal Involvement with the World Game
by John Maynard
Magabala Books, $24.95 pb, 192 pp, 9781921248399
Communities, extended family connections, and role models have been keys to Aboriginal part ...
Australia: Story of a Cricket Country
edited by Christian Ryan
Hardie Grant Books, $89.95 hb, 400 pp, 9781740669375
A favourite quiz question for cricket history buffs has been ‘Who is the only Nobel Prize win ...
The Cambridge Companion to Cricket
edited by Anthony Bateman and Jeffrey Hill
Cambridge University Press, $34.95 pb, 308 pp, 9780521167871
A book’s title should indicate its subject and, even better, its approach ...
Song and script
OUT OF THE RUNNING: THE 2010–11 ASHES SERIES
by Gideon Haigh
$29.95 pb, 285 pp, 9780670076017
In the early 1990s the cricket tour book, like the western movie, seemed dead and buried. The formulas pl ...