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Jim Laker 19 for 90 (9 for 37 and 10 for 50) against Australia at Old Trafford in 1956 Ashes series has been in the record books for 63 years.

Jim Laker – 19 for 90 An Unsurpassable Feat

The Significance of Cricket History History is always in the process of being written sometimes even rewritten. Because something is happening all the time as time never stands still. It keeps ticking away while events are taking place. Records were...

Colin Cowdrey – First Batsman to Play 100 Tests

The second of three generations of first-class cricketers, Michael Colin Cowdrey was born on 24 December 1932 at Putumala, India. His father Ernest made one first-class appearance for Europeans in the Bombay Quadrangular Tournament in 1926-2. His sons, Chris...
Ben Holliake

Ben Hollioake – A Star Which Could Not Shine

Benjamin Caine Hollioake was born on 11 November 1977 in Melbourne Australia. However, the death of Ben Hollioake in Australia at the tragically young age of 24 happened at a time when his cricket career looked ready to ignite...
Brian Statham - Modest Background was True Great

Brian Statham – Modest Background was True Great

Brian Statham was a modest man from a modest background who was a truly great fast bowler. Brian Statham, one of England’s great fast bowlers was 69 at the time of his death and had been suffering from Leukemia....
Faisalabad Test 19877-88 – England Manager Peter Lush tries to bring Shakoor Rana and Mike Gatting together, however Umpire Shakeel Khan looks on. You can also see Neil Fairbrother in the background.

The Infamous Mike Gatting and Shakoor Rana Incident

England team arrived in the middle of October in 2000 for the tour to Pakistan. It was the first since the Mike Gatting famous brawl with umpire Shakoor Rana during the ill-fated 1987-88 Test series. The men in the...
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 their president. He had...
Denis Compton was glamorous cricketer England has ever possessed. Their style captivated the crowds, last-second sweeps blending with sumptuous cover drives

Denis Compton – England Glamorous Cricketer

Denis Compton was as glamorous a cricketer as England has ever possessed. He played in a style that captivated the crowds, last-second sweeps blending with sumptuous cover drives. And there was a devil-may-care attitude to everything he did that...
England Harold Larwood born on 14, Nov 1904 at Nottinghamshire. Not many bowlers troubled Don Bradman and other legends still caused him genuine concern.

Harold Larwood – Fastest Bowler of His Generation

Harold Larwood was born on 14, November 1904 in the village of Nuncargate at Nottinghamshire. Not many bowlers troubled Don Bradman and other legends still caused him genuine concern. Harold Larwood was one who did. Like the very best...
Alan Knott was born on 9 April 1946 at Belvedere, Kent. He was a former wicket-keeper batsman who represented England at both level in Tests and ODI.

Alan Knott – Finest England Wicket Keeper 1967–81

Alan Knott was born on 9 April 1946 at Belvedere, Kent. He was a former wicket-keeper batsman who represented England at the international level in both Tests and ODI. Alan Knot made his Test debut at the age of...
Jack Hobbs was also known as Sir John Berry Hobbs.

Jack Hobbs – First Professional Cricketer to be Knighted

Jack Hobbs was born on 16 December 1882 in at Cambridge. Jack Hobbs was also known as Sir John Berry Hobbs. His first-class cricket career spanned 30 years and brought him fame everywhere as a player second to none....

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Brian Lara Smashed Five Fours to Pat Symcox

In this brief memory of the 1996 world cup when Brian Lara Smashed Five Fours to Pat Symcox. West Indies genius Brian Lara is...

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