Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Skipton real ale strong on appeal

THE Skipton brewery Copper Dragon are producing another real ale brand with a cricket theme to build on the popularity of Fred Trueman Ale, named in the memory of the England fast

Hussain and Gooch take film parts

FORMER England captains Nasser Hussain and Graham Gooch are to appear in an Indian-made film with a cricket background due for release this week as the 2011 World Cup approaches. The film,

Fielding collision — and broken leg

THERE is nothing that legislation or equipment can do to prevent serious accidents in the deep field. Kyle Wilson has become the latest player to suffer at first class level, breaking his

Epps book bought for £150,000-plus

AN anonymous buyer has paid a stunning £151,250 for a single edition of William Epps’s Cricket. A Collection of All the Grand Matches played in England from 1771 to 1791 The price,

MCC ‘grand matches’ up for auction

THE MCC are putting some fabulously valuable and rare cricketana up for auction with Christie’s in November, including three books on ‘grand matches’ published in 1799 with an estimated value of more

ECB predict cricket’s apocalypse

ENGLAND’S cricket authorities have told the Government they believe that reserving the Ashes series for terrestrial television would cause a “devastating collapse in the entire fabric of cricket in England and Wales

Statue no-balled

The splendid bronze statue, called ‘Bowler’, which now stands in the Nursery Ground at Lord’s, was no-balled by Westminster Borough Council as a public danger when it was unveiled in the Coronation Garden