February 17, 2013

Cricket marketing in pictures

While packing up his house, Russell Jackson picked out some gems from old cricket magazines, and has posted on his blog, The Wasted Afternoons, a three-part visual history of cricket marketing, one each for the 1970s, '80s and '90s. In part I, Tony Greig, wearing only his protective batting gear and no clothes, says, "When I face the pacemen, it's good to know St Peter is protecting me." Dennis Lillee is seen selling cricket jewellery in part II. Merv Hughes licks Billy Birmingham's neck in the final segment

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