Cricket History. We have set up this website to provide a place where historical or hard-to-find or interesting or research cricket material can be deposited on-line. We will have scans of scorebooks, indidivual match scoresheets, scorecards from books and other material compiled by various people. It is intended to present information that will help researchers on cricket.
There is a consensus of expert opinion that cricket may have been invented during Saxon or Norman times by children living in the Weald, an area of dense woodlands and clearings in south-east England. The first reference to cricket being played as an adult sport was in 1611, and in the same year, a dictionary defined cricket as a boys' game.
Cricket Bibliography. We have made a start on an on-line bibliography of cricket. Currently there are 1657 items in the bibliography. We would be very pleased to hear from anyone who would like to be involved with this project. You can search the database or view pages of items from some of our favourite publishers and publications. West Indies ...
Bibliography Search. If you don't change the search fields then author, title, subtitle, publisher, any notes, and a set of keywords/phrases set up for each item, will be searched. Word/Phrase to search for. Start Year (optional) End Year (optional) Category. All unknown annual anthology bibliography biography brochure programme children's ...
Essex County Cricket Club first-class records 1894-1994. Compiled by Brian Heald with Mike Smith and Tony Debenham. pub. 1995 by Limlow Books, Litlington. A5. paperback (with spine) 123p., photographs, statistics, bibliography. Foreword by Doug Insole. Bibliog Item No: 1018. ISBN: 1874524300.
The history and origins of the game of cricket. Throughout the English countryside, each year in late April and early May, that familiar sound of leather (ball) against willow (bat) can once again be heard, signifying the start of a new cricket season.
Welcome to the most comprehensive, searchable and trusted cricket database in the world. CricketArchive is unique and enables you to chart a player's career from a junior to an international, with the website providing access to 700,000 scorecards on 14,000 grounds and details of more than 1.2m players.
Cricket, England’s national summer sport, which is now played throughout the world, particularly in Australia, India, Pakistan, the West Indies, and the British Isles. It is played with a bat and ball and involves two competing sides (teams) of 11 players. Learn more about cricket, including its rules and origin.
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