Monthly Archive:: October 2005

Fete in their hands

Two parish councillors in the Sussex village of Bersted changed their minds after tendering their resignations in a row about watching Test cricket at Lord’s. Cllrs Simon McDougall and Martin Lury threatened to resign after another councillor criticised

Anti Islam tests

An Islamic protest group in Pakistan attempted to have Test cricket banned when they petitioned the country’s president in 1983. They noted that attendances at mosque fell when cricket was shown on television, but their drastic solution