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Paul Gibb touring India with the 1953-54 commonwealth teams is playing more golf and squash than cricket.

Paul Gibb in India

Paul Gibb touring India with the 1953-54 commonwealth teams is playing more golf and squash than cricket. But he goes on recording the antics of the players while the second Test match gets underway. We had a brief cricket...
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...

Brian Close – A Youngest Player Represented England in 1949

Brian Close was born in Leeds in 1931 where he began his momentous sporting career. On leaving school he joined Leeds United as a professional footballer and later moved to Arsenal and eventually to Bradford City. Unfortunately, Brian Close...
Wally Hammond was a giant among England cricketers. Their premier batsman in the period between Jack Hobbs and Len Hutton

Wally Hammond ! England Giant Batsman 1927–1947

Wally Hammond was a giant among England cricketers. Their premier batsman in the period between Jack Hobbs and Len Hutton while offering them so much more besides. He was a superb slip catcher and a highly able fast-medium bowler...
Ian Botham - England's Greatest Ever all-Rounders

Ian Botham – England’s Greatest Ever all-Rounders

Ian Botham was an aggressive batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler. Ian Botham was simply magnificent at the cricket headquarters Lord’s Test match of 1978 against Pakistan. He hammered the century 108 runs batting at No. 7 after England had...
Both Wicket Keeper Bagged Pairs in Test Cricket

Both wicket-keepers Bagged Pairs in Test Cricket

Both wicket-keepers failed to score in either inning of the England vs Ireland Test at Lord's. Both Wicket-keepers bagged pairs in Test Cricket. What do you think, has this ever happened before? Well, this is the first time in...
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...

Alistair Cook – 5th Batsman to Score a Century in his First and Last Test...

Alistair Cook became 5th batsman to score a century in his first and last tests. Australian Bill Ponsford and his fellow Reggie Duff, Greg Chappel, and Indian Muhammad Azharuddin are the other four who achieved this unique landmark. However,...

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Blast From Past – New Look Pakistan Won the Sharjah Cup...

Rashid Latif's new-look side succeeded in four nations Cherry Blossoms Sharjah Cup 2003 capturing the hearts and minds of the Pakistani people on the...

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