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Thinking Cricket with Ajith C. S. Perera

Thinking Cricket

                              

PAGE UPDATED:  12th February 2004

 

 

Website that Combines Cricket with  Travel to Sri Lanka.

 

 

A WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY !!

FOR THOSE VISITING SRI LANKA

DURING THE AUSTRALIAN CRICKET TOUR HERE

IN FEBRUARY / MARCH 2004.

 

Very limited number of copies of the

Internationally recognised and

the ICC recommended

CRICKET BOOK

( Introductions by MIKE BREARLEY OBE.,

and DAVENALL WHATMORE )

  

" THINKING CRICKET "

( ISBN: 955 - 96698 - 1 - 8 )

BY: AJITH C. S. PERERA

(Personally autographed by the Author.

Given at a concessionary price.)

would be made available on

" first come first served basis ".

 

 

It is an INDISPENSABLE GUIDE

adopting a totally different approach,

emphasizing every important aspect

of the modern-day cricket.

 

It covers 21 vital subject areas,

some of which you will never find in any other book !

 

 

"Truly an unusual Cricket Book."

Christopher Martin - Jenkins.

 

It identifies hundreds of

common mistakes and deficiencies and

provides a wealth of practical advice,

handy hints and remedial measures,

which can be Readily used and Easily referred to',

EVERY DAY,

throughout ones cricketing life.

 

"It is an indispensable guide and

worthy resource for everyone involved with

Training of Cricket,

at ALL LEVELS of the game".

Dr. Cameron Battersby.

( former Australian National Team's Manager.)

 

"It helps one to identify one's

short comings and turns weaknesses

into strengths and potential

into performance

in guiding towards enhancing field performances".

Davenall Whatmore.

(former Cricket Coach Sri Lanka.)

 

 

Printed on thick white matt art paper

and in bigger font size, over 290 pages of A - 4 size.

 

Written in simple,  jargon-free English.

Presented in an easy to read and understand manner,

and in a very handy style to refer.

 

An ideal Christmas present

or a Birthday gift to anyone !

 

For a Nominal Investment......,

it's of great Educational Value!!

 

 

INQUIRES:

 

Contact Dr. AJITH C. S. PERERA

 

 

"Thinking Cricket" had a dream launch in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

First Copy is being presented by Ajith to Sri Lanka Captain (then) Sanath Jayasuriya, who was the 'Guest of Honour' at this ceremony.

 

Amongst the distinguished invitees at the book launch was the British High Commissioner in Sri Lanka, Her Excellency Miss Linda Duffield.  She is being presented a copy by Ajith.

 FEW COMMENTS MADE BY

THE CRICKETING EXPERTS.

 

“The inexperienced School Boy Cricketer, the semi experienced club cricketer even the much experienced Test Cricket, as well as those involved with Cricket Training at all levels and even the Cricket Enthusiasts, are certain to find this Manual Indispensable.”

 

“It identifies hundreds of common errors, mistakes and negative factors and provides remedial measures and forethought to overcome them, by conditioning not only your body but also your mind, to bring the best out of you”.

 

“A totally different, high quality book.  It is an excellent investment to increase the essential practical knowledge, on all aspects of the game.”

Davenell Whatmore.

 

“Covers all areas required by active coaches and players, which are not available in any regular coaching manuals.”

Ranjit Fernando.

 

"It's an excellent production and full of good advice on every aspect of this multi-faceted game. It seems to have achieved its objectives admirably".

                      Christopher Martin-Jenkins.

 

"It is easy to read and review and is full of very helpful hints".

Dr. Cameron Battersby.

[ Manager Australian National Cricket Team (1991 1999) ].

 

"Many people will find it a most interesting and educational  book".   

Roger Knight.

[ Secretary of the M.C.C.]

 

The book offers a thinking man's insight into playing cricket and has been well received since its publication.  It offers a very interesting perspective on coaching and particularly the mental approach need to playing our fine game.  If you are looking at spending some of your resources budget on coaching books, I would recommend  that you consider this book.”

Andrew Eade.

[ ICC Cricket Development Manager.]

 

“There is always a place for coaching books, of which the most remarkable this year, is a wonderfully comprehensive guide to the game by Ajith Perera.  There is much wisdom in this handsome production that will please and inform coaches and students of the game.”

THE TIMES (LONDON).

[17th December 2001.]

 

"A true labour of love from one of Sri Lanka’s most venerated cricket authorities and respected umpires.. This exhaustive study aims to cover every aspect of the game".

The Cricketer.  [ November 2001 Page 90.]

 

“Thinking Cricket is an outstanding achievement It concentrates on the content and never loses sight of what is required, to make a Cricketer in every sense of the word.”

Wisden Cricketers' Almanack - 2001.

 

“Thinking Cricket is a book that all ambitious young cricketers should read.  Coaches will find it a useful tool for classroom sessions as it stimulates thought and encourages discussion.”

Roger Harper.

[(Former )Coach, West Indies Cricket Team ]

 

“No serious cricketing person player, writer or spectator of whatever age or standard should ignore.  It’s a book that will provide exceptional insight and pleasure to its readers.”

"The Yorker",

[Journal of Melbourne CC Australia.]

                           
 
Dr. Ajith C. S. Perera
 
18 / 1, Arthurs Place, Dehiwala. Sri Lanka.
 
Telephone: 94 + 11 + 2739684.
 
 

 

 

FOR FURTHER READING ABOUT THIS BOOK.

 

1.     BY: MAHINDA WIJESINGHE.

(Correspondent to Cricketer International, Cricket Writer)

 

http://www.island.lk/2001/11/11/

 

TITLE:  A WELL THOUGHT OUT BOOK OF INSTRUCTIONS.