Originally Posted by SJS
2. A History of Cricket (2 volumes) Harry Altham and Swanton - Easily the best book on the subject. Wish someone would write a third volume covering the period from 1960 till date.
I will get the two volumes next time for sure as I am deeply interested in the subject. My knowings have been through John Major's More Than a Game
which is a pretty good book covering cricket history at a basic level.