Raising the Stakes: Modern Cricket Revolution
Publisher:Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Published Date:20th June 1996
Dimensions:156 X 228 X 24 mm
Illustrations:16pp b&w photographs
Drawing on three case studies - Ray Illingworth, Graham Gooch and Dominic Cork - this book looks at the changes within English cricket from the 1950s to the 1990s. It covers the shift from the low-pay and low-fitness days of Illingworth's time to the high expectations and money of the modern game.