To celebrate stumps on day one of the Boxing Day test match here is a selection of new cricket books added to the library collections in 2012.
Chappelli: life, larrikins & cricket
Bookie gambler fixer spy: a journey to the corrupt heart of cricket's underworld
Bradman's war: how the 1948 invincibles turned the cricket pitch into a battlefield
Meher-Homji, KersiCricket conflicts and controversies from pre-Bodyline to post-Bollyline
Dynamic duos: cricket's finest pairs and partnerships
Valentine, IanCricket: yesterday and today