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About the Author: Robert Eastaway

Robert Eastaway is an author who is active in the popularisation of mathematics. He is a former pupil of The King's School, Chester, England and has a degree in Engineering and Management Science from the University of Cambridge. He was President of the UK Mathematical Association for 2007/2008. Eastaway is a keen cricket player and was one of the originators of the International Rankings of Cricketers. He is also a former puzzle-writer for the New Scientist magazine and he has been involved in live mathematics shows on Virgin Radio (now Absolute Radio). He is the Director of Maths Inspiration, a national programme of maths lectures for teenagers which involves some of the UK’s leading maths speakers such as Simon Singh and Colin Wright.

Robert Eastaway's titles appear under the name "Rob Eastaway" in the UK and some other countries.

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The mysteries of cricket explained by

Goodreads rating: 3.78

Paperback, Published in Jun 2005 by Anova Books

ISBN10: 186105629X | ISBN13: 9781861056290

Page count: 152

Here at last is a witty and revealing book that demystifies cricket jargon and answers all the questions you've always wanted to ask. Illustrated with pithy and instructive cartoons, it explains where cricket came from, what happens on the field, what the tactics are, and the dos and don'ts of being a spectator. If you've ever made a fool of yourself in the pavilion or wondered how to tell who's winning, then Rob Eastway, co-inventor of the Coopers & Lybrand World Cricket Ratings, has written just the book for you!

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