Tag Archives: WG Grace

The decision that would have “gutted” WG: Richard Gibson

WG Grace would have been ‘gutted’, according to his successor as Gloucestershire captain Alex Gidman, at the blow dealt to the club after plans to turn the Nevil Road ground Grace himself purchased in 1889 into a 17,500-seater stadium were … Continue reading

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Petersen delights the statisticians: Andrew Hignell

What a funny old week the last seven days of May proved to be from a statistical point of view. For a start, in the Parks in Oxford, two Sussex batsmen – Ben Brown and Joe Gatting – each scored … Continue reading

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Andrew Hignell: The longest county career?

Fred Titmus, who died on March 23, was rightly acclaimed as one of the finest off-spinners in English cricket in the 20th century, and as the man who, in 1982, made a remarkable final appearance in first-class cricket. Even Roald … Continue reading

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