Hampshire Cricket History


Selected
April 15, 2016, 10:40 am
Filed under: Uncategorized

Wisden 2016

Not quite one of the Five Cricketers of the Year but dear Bloggers we’re in Wisden in the review of Blogs by Brian Carpenter on page 158 – and what’s more we’re there with a screenshot (Hampshire at Lord’s last season). I couldn’t have written any of that in 1961 …

Wisden Blog.JPG

 

Advertisements

2 Comments so far
Leave a comment

Speaking of blogs, your (very enjoyable) book led me circuitously to this

https://englandcalling.wordpress.com/2016/04/03/the-uglification-of-cricket/

Whilst its certainly true that T20 existed long before the professional version was vulgarised by Modi and money, what it has become bears no relation to what it was.

Characterising it as a “different form of the game” will soon be untenable, if it isn’t already.

But the toothpaste is well and truly out of the tube.

Comment by Jeremy

Lovely image! Cheers Jeremy.

Comment by pompeypop




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s



%d bloggers like this: