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Many cricketers grew up on tales of Doug Wright born on August 21st, 1914, and his brilliance as a legspinner for Kent and England.

Doug Wright – The Man of Hat-tricks

Many cricketers grew up on tales of Doug Wright born on August 21st, 1914, and his brilliance as a legspinner for Kent and England. Great Sir Don Bradman rated him the most dangerous he ever faced. Wright took 108...
England off spinner Jim Laker was interviewed by John Reason for The Cricketer, England in 1966.

Jim Laker – Interview After Memorable 19 for 90

England off-spinner Jim Laker was interviewed by John Reason for The Cricketer, England in 1966. We reproduce below Jim Laker’s views on the match and unsurpassable record as it makes interesting reading. On the day before the match, we went...
Peter Marner

Peter Marner – First Person to Win List-A Man-of-the-Match Award

Lancashire all-rounder Peter Marner was born on March 31, 1936, at Greenacres Oldham, Lancashire. Peter Marner was the youngest player to represent the county, making his debut against Sussex in August 1952 at the age of 16 years and...
Pakistan Conquers England at Multan in 2005. England started off as favorites due to their much-hyped performance in the Ashes series against Australia.

Pakistan Conquers England at Multan in 2005

Pakistan Conquers England at Multan in 2005. England started off as favorites due to their much-hyped performance in the Ashes series against Australia. But an unfortunate incidental injury to their Captain Michael Vaughan dampened the spirits in the English...
Mark Butcher played a dazzling innings against Australia at the Oval. Mark Butcher Leads with a Dazzler

Ashes Memories – Mark Butcher Leads with a Dazzler

Mark Butcher played a dazzling inning against Australia at the Oval. England left-hand batsman Mark Butcher came back from near nothingness to cement his place. This was a rare feat in cricket history as he scored an unbeaten 173...
Mandy Mitchell-Innes: An Intelligent University Talent

Mandy Mitchell-Innes – An Intelligent University Talent

Norman Mandy Mitchell-Innes England's oldest surviving Test cricketer, died on December 28, 2006, at the age of 92. He was the last England cricketer who played a Test before the Second World War, and his death left the 89-year-old...
Ken Cranston, who captained England once in 1947-48, died on January 8 2007, at the age of 89. He became England's one of oldest living Test cricketer.

Ken Cranston – A Tall and Lithe All Rounder

Ken Cranston, who captained England once in 1947-48, died on January 8 at the age of 89. He became England's oldest living Test cricketer on the death of Mandy Mitchell-Innes on December 28, 2006. That mantle now passes to...
Graham Gooch final Test innings at home were against South Africa in 1994. He smashed a quickfire 33 off 20 balls to guide England to a series leveling win.

Graham Gooch – The True Legend of England Cricket

In the last week of July 1997, England captain, decide to make the last appearance in the first-class match. Graham Gooch as a player appropriately chose Essex's match against Worcestershire which began on his 44th birthday on July 23,...
Ranjitsinhji most notable service rendered to game revolutionized the batting technique by developing the art of leg glance in an age of front foot driving.

Ranjitsinhji – The Great of All Time Cricketers

Everybody knows that Ranji Trophy is the major national cricket tournament in India. It started in 1934-35 and was named and as a tribute to the great batsman. The most famous Ranjit Sinhji Vibhaji Jam Sahib of Nawanagar who...

Denis Compton – The Golden Boy of English Cricket

Denis Compton, the golden boy of English cricket died in a London hospital aged 78 on April 23, 1997. Denis Compton will be remembered above all for bringing glamour and an infectious gaiety into a period of course. He...

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Frank Woolley – A Genuine All Rounder of Early 19th Century

First of all, the name of the player concerned was Frank Edward Woolley and not 'Peter' Woolley. Secondly, he never captained England in Test...

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