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James Pycroft ( – 10 March ) is chiefly known for writing The Cricket Field, one of the earliest books about cricket, published in Pycroft mythologised cricket as a noble, manly and essentially British activity ("Cricket is essentially Anglo-Saxon, Foreigners have rarely imitated us.

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The History and the Science of the Game of Cricket. One of the earliest books written on the game of cricket, this work was first published in and is reprinted from the second edition of Pycroft, a cricketer himself who later became a Church of England vicar, mythologised the game as a Author: James Pycroft.

The Cricket Field: or, () by James Pycroft. using Bentley's Book of Matches from to to suggest questions and test the truth of answers, we passed many an interesting hour in Hampshire and Surrey, by the peat fires of those villages which reared the Walkers.

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