“For The Love of Cricket” is Matt Ellis’ first title, and it features Haiku poems inspired by the summer game of cricket
Cricket is the most popular summer sport in Australia. The country has one of the best teams competing at an international level and thousands of people engaging in the game at domestic and local levels. Today, cricket is regarded as the national summer sport in Australia, played especially from September to April. Australians constitute a large portion of the global cricket fanbase, with millions of people either watching or playing the game.
To help celebrate International Haiku Poetry Day, we recommend you get yourself a copy of “For The Love of Cricket: Haiku Poems Inspired By The Summer Game.” The book is Matt Ellis’ first book title, and it is a compilation of haiku poems that are sure to entertain cricket fans in Australia and across the world.
Since cricket was first played, people globally have found a plethora of reasons to fall in love with the summer game. This new book expresses that love of the game from two of the game’s most passionate followers, combining reflections from Matt Ellis with accompanying haiku poems from Matt Fiction.
“Right from the first page you can see the passion and love of the game of cricket from Matt Ellis and Matt Fiction,” Matthew T on an Amazon Review. “This shows in their writing and brings back memories of big cricket moments from the past. A unique look at cricket through poems and I have never seen or read anything like this before. A must read for any cricket lover.”
One of the exciting features of “For The Love of Cricket: Haiku Poems Inspired By The Summer Game” is that it presents a light and refreshing take on cricket, which highlights some of the key moments that inspired a love of a game in the authors as well as the players who continue to ignite the flame that keeps burning brightly.
SF Devlin, another reviewer on Amazon, said, “What a read! A wonderfully written book for anyone that loves cricket. As a tragic myself, I loved reading about past players, current players, and upcomers alike. The Haikus are just an added bonus!”
With each page of “For The Love of Cricket: Haiku Poems Inspired By The Summer Game,” cricket lovers will resonate with its offerings and be inspired to reflect on the place of cricket in their hearts and minds. The book is now available on Amazon. To download, please visit https://www.amazon.com.au/gp/product/B09RJ4D5FQ/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0.
Matt Ellis is the host of the first established cricket podcast in Australia, The Cricket Library Podcast, which he started in 2012. He has been on commentary teams for Australian Domestic Cricket fixtures and is a regular guest sports reporter on ABC Central West & Western Plains and Rhema FM Newcastle in NSW, Australia. Matt is an avid writer, hosting the Cricket Library website for many years. He continues to hone his craft by regularly contributing articles to local print and online media.
What can we say about Matt Fiction? A man of mystery loved and revered by so many around the world. A dedicated cricket librarian with an infectious love of the summer game. Some of his best work can be found on the Cricket Library YouTube channel and his regular segments on the Cricket Library Weekly Podcast are staples for those who love and appreciate his work.
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