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Brian Luckhurst – A Dependable English Batsman Who Knew His Limitations

Brian Luckhurst – A Dependable English Batsman

Brian Luckhurst the former England and Kent batsman died on March 1, 2005, at the age of 66. Luckhurst who was associated with Kent County Cricket Club for more than 50 years ended up as there president. He had...
David Sheppard And Don Kenyon

David Sheppard – A Tall, Graceful off Side Batsman

Former England cricket captain David Sheppard has died following a long battle with cancer. The former Bishop of Liverpool and Labour peer died peacefully on March 5, 2005, on the eve of his 76th birthday. Sheppard was one of...
Gilberg Parkhouse also showed that he was equally adept against the fast bowlers and the spinners and during 1950, he scored 1,742 runs.

Gilbert Parkhouse – Glamorgan Prolific Opening Batsman

Gilbert Parkhouse was the former Glamorgan and England batsman, died at a nursing home in West Wales on August 10, 2000, at the age of 74. Parkhouse appeared in 435 first-class matches for the Welsh county and won seven...
In 1995, Peter Martin was picked for the England side to face the West Indies for the ODI series. On 26 May 1995

Peter Martin – England Medium Fast Bowler

Introduction Former England medium-fast bowler Peter Martin was born on 15 November 1968 in Accrington, Lancashire. His nickname is “Digger” who played in 20 ODI’s and 8 Test matches for England from 1995 to 1998.  Peter Martin primarily a tall...
Jack Flavell was Worcestershire mainstay when they won their first two championships in 1964 and 1965 one of the quickest bowlers in the country in the 1950

Jack Flavell – A Worcestershire Stalwart

Jack Flavell was a mainstay of Worcestershire when they won their first two championships in 1964 and 1965. Jack Flavell was born on 15 May 1929 in Wall Heath, Staffordshire. He was unable to repeat his county success, was...

Derek Shackleton – 7th Highest Wicket-taker in First-Class Cricket

Derek Shackleton, who played 7 test matches for England and took a record 2,669 wickets for Hampshire. He was born on August 12, 1924, in Todmorden Lancashire, United Kingdom. Only six men have taken more wickets than his total...
Alec Bedser bowls while brother Eric bats

Eric Bedser – Identical Twin Brother of Sir Alec Bedser

Eric Bedser was born on July 4, 1918, in Reading, Berkshire. His cricket ability was overshadowed by the achievements of his twin brother, Sir Alec Bedser. Eric Arthur Bedser died at the age of 87 in May 2006. He had...

Darren Gough Life Lines

This lifeline of Darren Gough was published in “The Cricketer” in Dec 2000.   Please read and enjoy the thoughts of Gough when he was young and have great ambitions. Most Memorable day in Cricket: My first one-day international and my...

The Thoughts of Phil Edmonds

The Phil Edmonds Middlesex bowler, once more overlooked for a winter tour, talks to Robert Steen in The Guardian. Frank Keating said how little pride he felt watching South Africans like Lamb and Smith bat for England. Coming from...

INDIA vs ENGLAND – When is a Stand not a Partnership?

This is the match report of the Fifth Test between India vs England at Chidambaram Stadium at Madras Jan, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 1983. This was a Test of records, and inevitably a draw, to make four in...

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Mohsin Kamal – Right Handed Medium Fast Bowler

Mohsin Kamal was a former Pakistani right-arm medium-fast bowler. Who was born on June 16, 1963, in Faisalabad, Punjab? He played 9 Tests and...

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