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By Richard Edwards

Weathering the storm: John Snow helped Sussex to victory in the 1963 Gillette Cup final

“IT was a big deal, something new, something really exciting,” Norman Gifford tells The Cricket Paper. “It was also a very, very long time ago.” Indeed, in cricket terms, the 1963 Gillette Cup final may as well have taken place on another planet given everything that has happened since. At the weekend, Hampshire and Somerset will stride out at Lord’s for the last domestic final to be held at the Home of Cricket. They will do so, in all l...

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