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by Andrew Hignell

Download Rain Stops Play: Cricketing Climates (Sport in the Global Society) ePub
  • ISBN 0714651737
  • ISBN13 978-0714651736
  • Language English
  • Author Andrew Hignell
  • Publisher Routledge; 1 edition (April 30, 2002)
  • Pages 256
  • Formats lit mbr mbr azw
  • Category Outdoor Sports
  • Subcategory Other Team Sports
  • Size ePub 1863 kb
  • Size Fb2 1641 kb
  • Rating: 4.1
  • Votes: 445

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

References to this book. Rain Stops Play: Cricketing Climates Issue 27 of Sport in the global society, ISSN 1368-9789.

Psychology Press, 2002 - Sports & Recreation - 226 pages. A geographical history of cricket in England and Wales in a global context.

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.

series Sport in the Global Society. series Sport in the Global Society.

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.

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Culture, Sport, Society will provide an interdisciplinary forum for social anthropologists, sociologists, social historians, political scientists and others in the arts and social sciences to consider issues associated with sport i. .

Culture, Sport, Society will provide an interdisciplinary forum for social anthropologists, sociologists, social historians, political scientists and others in the arts and social sciences to consider issues associated with sport in societies, cultures and political systems, both separately or jointly, with the purpose of exploring collaborative possibilities, advancing understanding and developing new approaches to the study of sport.

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.

Play audio The Cricket Social: South Africa v England - third Test, day two from BBC Sport . Which cricketing moments would you have loved to have been a fly on the wall for in the dressing room? And what would a behind the scenes doc of your local team be like? What's a day in your cricketing life like? A lot different to the Australia team, I bet. Article Reactions.

Rain Stops Play: Cricketing Climates (2002). Andrew Hignell, Emma Peplow (2012). Cricket in Wales - The History of Blaina Cricket Club. pp. xx + 172. ISBN 978-1-902719-32-0. 100 Greats: Gloucestershire County Cricket Club (2002, with Adrian Thomas). 100 First-Class Umpires (2003). Summer of '64: A Season in English Cricket (2005). Getting it Right (2006; assisted with Barrie Meyer's autobiography). Glamorgan Grounds: The Homes of Welsh Cricket (2002). Andrew Hignell, Foreword by Robert Croft (2014). Cricket in Wales - 'Lucky' Jim Pleass: The Memoirs of Glamorgan's 1948 County Championship Winner.