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Sherlock Holmes and the cricket con …

By | Sportskeeda Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Lord's. First-class cricket.. MaryleboneCricket Club. Sherlock. Thesewords may seem poles apart to many, but they are as interwoven as a woollen sweater. Yes, the creator of the legendary character ... Yahoo! India, 5 days ago
Sydney Morning Herald

Stephen Gibbs: Weighty contribution to the history of cricket reflected his delight in the game

STEPHEN GIBBS, 1950-2014 Stephen Gibbs wore many hats but had the same smile for everyone he knew. He was a librarian and management analyst, an expert on bibliography and an historian who resurrected an old unpublished manuscript, but most of all, ...
 Sydney Morning Herald1 week ago

Pace tradition of Lancashire

By DILEEP PREMACHANDRAN They know something about quality fast bowling in these parts. Ninety years ago, Ted McDonald, who had taken 27 English wickets in the Ashes series of 1921, came to play for Lancashire. In the seven seasons that followed, ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago

Say Meeow

Did you know that cats have a special day for them? It is Cat Day and it is today! Did you hug your kitty today? Well, you should, it's International Cat Day-that one day of the year especially for your furry friend. No one can pinpoint exactly ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

007s of the literary world

Ghostwriting may be the oldest profession in the world, or at least one of the two oldest, which might explain the similarity of reactions they evoke. Jennie Erdal, who wrote Ghosting: A Double Life speaks of the time a professor from her university ...
 DNA India1 month ago

The Swing Thing

What is the opposite of nostalgia? I forget now but there must be a word that means to reflect on a period long passed, that afflicts a person with bile and rage. Whatever the poets and medics may call it, fans of the England and India cricket teams ...
 Outlook India1 month ago

India deserves to have a cricket museum: MCC curator

Curator of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Museum at Lord's for almost a decade, Adam Chadwick is the author of A Portrait of Lord's: 200 years of Cricket History. Talking to ET in his office at the Lord's library, Chadwick outlined his vision ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

Cricket on the Home Front 1914-18

Second of two exclusive articles for ECB on cricket and the Great War by David Frith As in the Second World War, opinion was sharply divided over the morality of staging cricket matches during the 1914-18 Great War. Was it "acceptable" or was it ...
 Noodls1 month ago

India, England will look to lord it over each other

Lord's, cricket's historical heart, is supposed to be awash with nostalgia and the gentle world of civility, more so in its bicentenary year. In the 2013 edition of Wisden India Almanack, Kamila Shamsie wrote: "You never know what a day at Lord's ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

London benches honour classic books

Park benches are a very familiar sight in London, but now they are being used to celebrate literary classics from Wind In The Willows to Stormbreaker. A total of 50 benches have been painted by various artists and designed to resemble open books, ...
 Irish Independent1 month ago
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