In order to get more accurate results, our search has the following Google-Type search functionality:
If you use '+' in front of a word, then that word will be present in the search results.
ex: Harry +Potter will return results with the word 'Potter'.
If you use '-' in front of a word, then that word will be absent in the search results.
ex: Harry -Potter will return results without the word 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between two words, then both of those words will be present in the search results.
ex: Harry AND Potter will return results with both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'OR' between two words, then bth of those words may or may not be present in the search results.
ex: Harry OR Potter will return results with just 'Harry', results with just 'Potter' and results with both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, then that word will be absent in the search results.
ex: Harry NOT Potter will return results without the word 'Potter'.
Placing '""' around words will perform a phrase search. The search results will contain those words in that order.
ex: "Harry Potter" will return any results with 'Harry Potter' in them, but not 'Potter Harry'.
Using '*' in a word will perform a wildcard search. The '*' signifies any number of characters. Searches can not start with a wildcard.
ex: Pot*er will return results with words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er'. In this case, 'Potter' will be a match.
Mark Nicholas, anchor for Channel Nine's commentary team in Australia and Channel 5's Cricket on Five show in the UK, has a unique knowledge of and perspective on the world of cricket. As both a former player and now a professional observer and commentator, he knows all the key figures in the sport and has witnessed first-hand some of cricket's greatest moments. From epic Test matches and titans of the game like Lara, Warne and Tendulkar to his own childhood love for the sport, Mark gives us his informed, personal and fascinating views on cricket - and shows us exactly why cricket really is the world's beautiful game.'This book brings out Mark's wonderful knowledge and infectious passion for cricket - two of the things that make listening to him and reading him so enjoyable.' SHANE WARNE'A Beautiful Game is a page turner and there can be no higher praise than that. Mark's craft as a writer, with his sharp eye for detail and keen sense of humour, shines throughout.' SIR MICHAEL PARKINSON'Vision, knowledge, enthusiasm: three of the attributes that give Mark authority and respect. The book reflects his passion for the game, and it's his ability to tell the stories that makes it so special. It's a great read.' MICHAEL VAUGHAN'A love letter to cricket marked by incident, insight and all the craft of one of the best and most likeable figures of our times.' STEPHEN FRY'Mark has been a powerful salesman for the game on television. He has brought that same passion . . . to his thoughtful and entertaining book.' IAN CHAPPELL'I loved it. If I was buying one cricket book this year, it would be A Beautiful Game.' WASIM AKRAM