Author(s): BUCHANAN John
Written by the record-breaking former coach of the Australian Cricket team John Buchanan, this insightful volume provides readers with an insider's account of the development and launch of the tournament that may change the face of international cricket forever.With fewer and fewer people watching Test and One Day International (ODI) matches every year, the rise of the fast-paced Twenty20 game always promised change. "Cricket in Turmoil" traces the seismic shift from Test and ODI matches through to the Twenty20 World Cup and the formation of the Indian Premier League, examining the forces at work, and charting the rise of the Indian power brokers in cricket.Entertaining and insightful, this insider's view of a ground-breaking event in sporting history will become essential reading for cricket fans everywhere.
John Buchanan was the coach of the most successful Australian cricket team in history. He first achieved acclaim as the coach of the Queensland Bulls, and later guided the Australian cricket team to two World Cup titles in 2003 and 2007. In early 2008 he was appointed coach of the Kolkata Knight Riders, one of the eight teams competing in the IPL's new Twenty20 tournament.