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Cricket mercenaries: overseas players in English Cricket

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67 pages
Published 1987 by Pavilion
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Swaranjeet Singh
Mar 30, 2010 Swaranjeet Singh rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Those keen on English cricket and its problems
The use of the term 'mercenaries' in the book's title hints at a somewhat negative bias on the part of the author against the influx of 'foreigners' in the British domestic cricket as do a few turns of phrase here and there in the book.

One such is when he quotes C.E Greene, a vociferous opponent of such imports, talking of preventing county cricket from "ever becoming merely a gate money business affair, which the engaging of outside 'star' players to strengthen a county side must ultimately cau
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