ISBN 9780857206848,Sphere Of Influence : Writings On Cricket And Its Discontents

Sphere Of Influence : Writings On Cricket And Its Discontents


Gideon Haigh


Simon & Schuster

Rs259 Rs399 35% OFF

Availability: Out of Stock

(+Rs. 49 Delivery Charges)
Free Shipping if total order amount is Rs . 300 or more.
We Accept
ISBN 9780857206848
Check delivery information

Simon & Schuster

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9780857206848

ISBN-10 0857206842


Number of Pages 416 Pages
Language (English)


Does cricket make money in order to exist, or does it exist in order to make money?' In the last three years, cricket has changed more completely than in the preceding three decades, revolutionised by a racy new format, Twenty20, and a glamorous new competition, the Indian Premier League. How did India come to run world cricket? How did clubs owned by billionaires and Bollywood stars begin to shove international competition aside? How did money unite players and divide administrators, amid allegations of massive corruption? Gideon Haigh has followed cricket's biggest story since Kerry Packer's World Series' from the beginning: Sphere of Influence is the result. This insightful collection brings the struggle to save cricket's soul into sharp and disturbing focus. About The Author Gideon Haigh has been writing about sport, business, both and neither, for twenty-seven years. He lives in Melbourne.

More from Author