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Cricket People: Geoffrey Boycott (7 articles)

Creative cricketing covers from a cigarette sports sponsor – A brief guide to the Benson and Hedges Cup Final programmes

Posted: 30th December 2016

In 1972, the Benson and Hedges Cup became the 3rd one-day competition to be launched in English domestic cricket. Whilst lasting 31 seasons, it became the first casualty of a…


Category: Cricket Programmes

Supporting the nurseries of the sport – A brief guide to Cricket Spotlight

Posted: 20th August 2016

In 1957, a new cricket publication was launched. Cricket Spotlight would be produced each year for the next 2 decades just like many other annuals but in look and feel,…


Category: Cricket Annuals

Tags: County Cricket, County Grounds, Cricket Spotlight

300 Test wickets and just a handshake – A look back at the 1964 English cricket season

Posted: 12th August 2014

Fred Trueman and 1964. That summer was a significant time for the Yorkshire fast bowler as towards its end, he took his 300th wicket in Test cricket. Fred was the…


Category: Cricket - Editorial

Tags: Cricket Spotlight, Fairfield Books, Flagstaff Cricket Annual, Playfair Cricket Annual, Playfair Cricket Monthly, The Cricketer, Wisden Cricket Monthly

If it’s Sunday, it’s programme day – A brief guide to the cricket programmes of the Sunday League

Posted: 21st March 2014

Since the start of modern domestic cricket, most spectators attending a match would follow the same ritual. After entering the ground, they’d look for the scorecard seller. Sitting and completing…


Category: Cricket Programmes

Barrington, Burki and Boycott – The Cricketer Magazine Winter Annual reviews the 1967 domestic cricket season

Posted: 27th October 2013

Barrington, Burki and Boycott. Ken, Javed and Geoffrey. There they were, along with Bishan Bedi, Keith Boyce and many others. Caught in time within the pages of theĀ 1967/8 Winter Annual…


Category: Cricket Magazines

Tag: The Cricketer

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