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Cricket country

Edmund Blunden

Cricket country

by Edmund Blunden

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Published by Pavilion Library in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cricket.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : Collin"s, 1944.

    StatementEdmund Blunden ; introduction by Benny Green.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV917
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 224 ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22121010M
    ISBN 100907516726, 090751684X

    But , Prashant Kidambi shows in this remarkably researched book -- Cricket Country: The Untold History of the First All India Team-- was also a turning point in the annals of cricket in India. That year, 16 men — Hindus, including two Dalits, Muslims, and Parsis — journeyed to England as representatives of the first All-India : Uddalak Mukherjee. Cricket Country by Blunden, Edmund and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Hardback Pages | ISBN13   This book, by Prashant Kidambi, a professor of colonial urban history, traces the story of the Indian cricket team back to those tentative origins, opening in the s with the Zoroastrian Parsis.

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