In 1968, cricket was at the forefront of global opposition to Apartheid as the Basil D'Oliveira affair proved a watershed in the sporting boycott against South Africa. Yet the boycott was repeatedly breached - teams from England, the West Indies, Australia and Sri Lanka toured South Africa in defiance of the sanctions, playing unofficial matches to meet the voracious demand of a sports-hungry white populace. Peter May provides an essential narrative on how events unfolded and a lucid analysis of the sporting, political and moral context.
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