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This podcast is the History of Cricket, starting in 1877 with the first Test match we aim to explore the History of Cricket, the times, the players, the matches and the top performers

This podcast is the History of Cricket, starting in 1877 with the first Test match we aim to explore the History of Cricket, the times, the players, the matches and the top performers

Location:

Ireland

Description:

This podcast is the History of Cricket, starting in 1877 with the first Test match we aim to explore the History of Cricket, the times, the players, the matches and the top performers

Language:

English

Contact:

0877835159


Episodes

1963 - England v West Indies - Perfect Balance

12/27/2021
Off spinner Lance Gibbs was just one perfectly crafted component of a superbly balanced Wewst Indies side orchestrated by Frank Worrell

Duration:00:25:41

1962-63 New Zealand v England - 11 ball over

12/22/2021
John Sparling bowled a legitimate 11 ball over; Fred Trueman takes 250 test wickets

Duration:00:13:15

1962-63 Ashes - King‘s Gambit

12/19/2021
(F'in'ell) Its Fred Titmus, Middlesex offspinner the surprise find of the tour

Duration:00:26:55

1962 - England v Pakistan - All Players Now

12/12/2021
Left hander Peter Parfitt powered on from debut century in the winter by scoring 3 more in the summer, all 4 against Pakistan

Duration:00:25:53

1961-62 - West Indies v India - I get knocked down

12/5/2021
Indian captain Nari Contractor was lucky to survive a horrific injury after misjudging a short ball bowled by Charlie Griffiths

Duration:00:28:33

1961-62 - South Africa v New Zealand - Collossus of Reid

11/28/2021
John Reid promised this was the Best Kiwi side ever.

Duration:00:25:16

1961-62 Pakistan and India v England - 2 for the price of 1

11/21/2021
England began a 3 Test series against Pakistan, then Played a 5 test series against India before ending the Pakistan series. England's new captain Ted Dexter, pictured , led the side with panache.

Duration:00:35:39

1961 - England v Australia - Heartbreak Ridge

11/14/2021
Selected with little fanfare Bill Lawry, pictured, made an immediate impact opening the batting for Australia, Alan Davidson was immense and Ted Dexter let fly

Duration:00:33:21

1960-61 Australia v West Indies - Tied Test match

11/7/2021
For the first time in the history of cricket a test match was tied not drawn. Gerry Gomez and Frank Worrell during the ticker tape parade in Melbourne Australian star of the series Alan Davidson recently passed away and I would like to dedicate this episode to his memory

Duration:00:36:46

1960-61 India v Pakistan - Wargames

10/31/2021
India and Pakistan like war but without casualties. On pitches designed for stalemate one bowler, Ramkant Desai, stood up tall, despite his small stature.

Duration:00:21:41

1960-61 South Africa v England & New Zealand v Australia - women‘s tests

10/24/2021
Two South African players walk out to bat in the first women's Test match in South Africa against England. Australia begin the post Betty Wilson era in New Zealand

Duration:00:19:43

1960 England v South Africa -

10/17/2021
After the Sharpeville Massacre South African cricket tours were viewed in a very different light. Neil Adcock was determined to make his second visit to England a success.

Duration:00:32:35

1959-60 West Indies v England - Missing Pieces

10/10/2021
West Indies and England were incomplete sides at the turn of the decade as each sought the right ingredients to become successful. Ken Barrington of Surrey was one promising newcomer in England's side

Duration:00:33:30

Team of the Decade - the 1950s

10/3/2021
Godfrey Evans made my team of the 1950's, who are your chosen XI?

Duration:00:33:18

India v Australia - Tougher than Expected

9/26/2021
*Try this one again - the first time the audio file did not get loaded correctly* Jaisimha created a unique record by batting on every day of a 5 day test match, he was not out overnight in the first innings on days 1 and 2, came in as nightwatchman on day 3, batted all day and was out for 74 on the final day during the drawn 5th test.

Duration:00:00:33

1959-60 Pakistan v Australia - Preparation is the Key

9/19/2021
Saeed Ahmed is one of the stars of Pakistans batting history but doesn't get the credit he deserves due to his relative lack of success in England I had a heavy cold this week, hopefully that does not spoil your enjoyment of this episode.

Duration:00:25:51

1959 - England v India - Divided and Conquered

9/12/2021
Had England solved their opening crisis? Geoff Pullar of Lancashire becomes an Old Trafford legend

Duration:00:30:48

1958-59 New Zealand v England - A day at the Movies

9/5/2021
Ted Dexter recently passed away, he is remembered, said Mike Atherton, as much for the way he played the game as for the number of runs scored. A late addition to the 1958-59 Ashes team, the hectic travel and lack of match practice was unfair to a young player. When he arrived in New Zealand he showed his true talent, scored a maiden test century and took wickets too.

Duration:00:14:05

1958-59 Pakistan v West Indies - Two of a kind

8/29/2021
Collie Smith the diminutive Jamaican all-rounder described by Gary Sobers as the best all rounder in the team who completed their winter tour of 1958-59 in Pakistan.

Duration:00:25:48

Ashes 1958 - 59 - Chuckers and Blockers

8/22/2021
Victoria's Colin McDonald gave Australia a stable platform opening the batting for nearly a decade and leading the averages in 1958-59, but it was controversial bowling became the biggest talking point.

Duration:00:37:44