Playing the Game?
- The Heartaches Cricket Book of the Year 2019 – Shortlisted
Playing the Game? looks at the changing ethics of cricket, from the infamous Bodyline series of 1932/33 to the present day. After decades of sledging, intimidatory bowling, blatant gamesmanship and dissent, the MCC adopted The Spirit of Cricket in 2000. While the concept is a noble one, its impact has so far been limited.