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Chambers Book of Cricket Facts

Swayam Ganguly

Did You Know?

The leg spinner's classic delivery, Googly, was invented by English leg spinner Bernard Bosanquet.

Shoaib Akhtar, the "Rawalpindi Express", is the fastest bowler in the history of cricket, having bowled at a breathtaking speed of 161.3 km/hr, a record that remains unbroken!

The only bowler to have dismissed the great Don Bradman hit wicket in Test cricket is Lala Amarnath.

The cricket edition of the Chambers Facts series gives you all the essential information and play that is there to the sport. Experience the cricket pitch like never before – from its early origins in England to its domination of the world today, from timeless Tests to the high-octane T20s, from the ICC World Cup to the Ashes rivalry, from explosive showdowns of the IPL to loyal fan bases and much more. Legendary cricketers, iconic umpires, stalwart coaches, captivating commentators, all come together to provide an immersive experience, which is further enhanced with especially curated QR codes that lead to the videos of goosebump moments from the history of cricket!

Pad up for an exciting read and dive into all things cricket, including state-of-the-art stadiums, stats, profiles, anecdotes and insights that will bowl you over.

  • Classification : Reference
  • Pub Date : JUL 19, 2024
  • Imprint : Hachette India
  • Page Extent : 288
  • Binding : PB
  • ISBN : 9789357312868
  • Price : INR 499
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Swayam Ganguly

Swayam Ganguly was born and brought up in Jamshedpur, and he currently resides in Kolkata. He wears many hats, including that of a published author, director of corporate films and editorial consultant for various publishers.

The early years in Jamshedpur initiated him into sports, especially gully cricket as a youngster. Although an average cricketer, he is an excellent fielder when he still chooses to play. His passion for the sport gave birth to this cricket collectible, that promises to hit it over the fence.

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