BUSH CRICKET

BUSH CRICKET

 DEMON BOWLING OR DREADFUL BATTING? I recently came across the newspaper report of an 1893 cricket match between the rural communities of Exton and Reedy Marsh, in northern Tasmania. EXTON V REEDY MARSH A match was played on Saturday between the above clubs on the Exton Club’s

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CRICKET’S STICKY WICKET

CRICKET'S STICKY WICKET

LET THE BATTLE BEGIN!   ‘The ground…was suffering from the effects of recent rain, and once more the Australians found themselves on a sticky wicket. Bells Life in London. July 1882 Cricket has a rich and colourful history, to which  modern  era players still contribute. Many cricket ‘tragics’

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THE DAY BRADMAN HIT A TON FOR BLACKHEATH!

THE DAY BRADMAN HIT A TON FOR BLACKHEATH!

Hello….Editor Des here. Well it’s all sport, sport, sport in our household at the moment, so I thought I would write a piece about a famous cricketer!  By the way, the local coach once told me that I had a great future as twelfth man for Blackheath

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