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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..

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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

How Lord’s intensifies both glory and failure

Peter Hayter offers a 44-year appreciation of the magic of HQ Lord’s. There is something about the place that always makes what happens..

June 14, 2016 with 0 Comments

Where are they now? Warwickshire – John Player Sunday League Champions 1980

By Neil Fissler Andy Lloyd remembers well Bob Willis’ first season in charge of Warwickshire as it brought about a change in fortunes for..

June 14, 2016 with 0 Comments

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