- February 20 - Australia defeat the West Indies at Sydney in the Fifth Test Match to win the series 3-1
- March 8 Rioting stops the final match of England's tour of Pakistan on the third day. The match is abandoned and the series drawn.
- July 15 - England defeat the West Indies at Headingley in the Third Test Match to win the series 2-0
- August 26 - England defeat New Zealand at The Oval in the Third Test Match to win the series 2-0
- Learie Constantine becomes the first cricketer and the first person of Afro-Caribbean descent to be given a life peerage.
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Other articles related to "cricket":
... The New Zealand cricket team, nicknamed the Black Caps, are the national cricket team representing New Zealand ... against England in Christchurch, New Zealand, becoming the fifth country to play Test cricket ... The national team is organised by New Zealand Cricket ...
... Cricket is a popular sport on the island, and Dominica competes in test cricket as part of the West Indies cricket team ... On October 24, 2007, the 8,000-seat Windsor cricket stadium was completed with a donation of EC$33 million (US$17 million, €12 million) from the government of the People's ...
... September 5, 2012, RadioShack, in a partnership with Cricket Wireless, began offering its own branded no-contract wireless services using Cricket's nationwide network ... services like Muve Music continue to be branded under Cricket ...
... The England cricket captain Sir Len Hutton was born in nearby Fulneck and was called "the man from Pudsey" ... Raymond Illingworth, another former England cricket captain, was born in Pudsey as was the England fast bowler Matthew Hoggard and the snooker star Danny Fowler ... For over a hundred years the Yorkshire County Cricket Club had at least one player who came from the old Borough of Pudsey ...
... widely known as "Fiery Fred", Trueman played first-class cricket for Yorkshire County Cricket Club from 1949 until he retired in 1968 ... one of the most famous bowling partnerships in Test cricket history ... numerous Test teams, because he was frequently in conflict with the cricket establishment, which he often criticised for its perceived "snobbishness" and hypocrisy ...
Famous quotes containing the word cricket:
“All cries are thin and terse;
The field has droned the summers final mass;
A cricket like a dwindled hearse
Crawls from the dry grass.”
—Richard Wilbur (b. 1921)
“The thing that struck me forcefully was the feeling of great age about the place. Standing on that old parade ground, which is now a cricket field, I could feel the dead generations crowding me. Here was the oldest settlement of freedmen in the Western world, no doubt. Men who had thrown off the bands of slavery by their own courage and ingenuity. The courage and daring of the Maroons strike like a purple beam across the history of Jamaica.”
—Zora Neale Hurston (18911960)