Barbed Wire and Cucumber Sandwiches
The Controversial South African Tour of 1970
Dr Colin Shlinder, Sir Michael Parkinson
Cricket, England's gentle summer game, was shaken to its core by demonstrations, strikes, arrests and violence amid growing global disgust at apartheid, ahead of South Africa's planned 1970 tour. One of sport's leading social historians tells the astonishing story of a cricket tour framed in a landscape of turbulent social history.