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County Archives – Middlesex 1976

When the Lord’s men laid a path for future dominance Paul Edwards looks at Middlesex’s superb side of the 1970s where a certain Mike..

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Where are they now? Shropshire – 1973 Minor Counties champions

By Neil Fissler Shropshire had never won the Minor Counties Championship before the summer of 1973 – and they have never won it since...

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County Archives – Surrey 1952

The year when Bernie really shone among the stars… Surrey had an army of leading lights in their 1952 title winning side, including..

February 7, 2017 with 0 Comments

Virat Kohli on the cover of 2017 Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack

Wisden editor Lawrence Booth said: “The cover of Wisden 2017 shows him playing a reverse sweep – the kind of unorthodoxy that would..

February 3, 2017 with 0 Comments

County Archives – Sussex 2003

Hove’s first Championship was 164 years in the making Respected cricket writer Paul Edwards goes back to the early days of the Millennium..

January 10, 2017 with 0 Comments

County archives – Derbyshire 1936

The local lads who delivered the county’s finest moment Respected cricket writer Paul Edwards goes back 80 years to run the rule over..

December 13, 2016 with 0 Comments

County archives – Lancashire 1956

Title drought could have ended had Edrich led throughout Continuing our new series, cricket writer Paul Edwards looks back on the County..

November 16, 2016 with 0 Comments

Where are they now? Sussex – 1993 NatWest Trophy runners-up

By Neil Fissler Ed Giddins admits the 1993 NatWest Trophy final against Warwickshire still causes him to wake up at night in a cold sweat...

August 31, 2016 with 0 Comments

Where are they now? Durham – Minor Counties champions 1976

By Neil Fissler Neil Riddell admits Durham weren’t unhappy that it was the rain which enabled them to claim their first Minor Counties..

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Where are they now? Lancashire – 2003 ECB National League Division Two champions

By Neil Fissler Kyle Hogg admits that West Indian star Carl Hooper was a major influence on Lancashire winning promotion into the First..

June 21, 2016 with 0 Comments

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