A gripping book on T20 cricket and why it's the sport's default format

Looking back, 2019 seems like a gift from the cricketing gods — a season so ridiculously thrilling that you could actually make a film out of the entire thing and watch it on loop. In the age of seemingly endless cricket, that’s probably the greatest compliment you can pay to just a few months of cricket.  The summer’s two defining images both featured  Ben Stokes: the Durham all-rounder holding his hands up to apologise for the deflected overthrow that went for four and forced the World Cup final into a super over; and the same man exulting after crunching Pa.....

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