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Sir Neville Cardus      

Full name Neville Cardus

Born April 2, 1889, Summer Place, Rusholme

Died February 27, 1975 (aged 85 years 331 days)

Other Commentator, Journalist, Author

Education Rusholme Board School, Manchester

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Text of a tribute by Alan Gibson
Since we are in a church, I thought it proper that we should have a text. Hear then these words from the prophet Blake (I am not sure whether Blake was one of Sir Neville's favourites, though he has recalled how enthusiastically he would join in 'Jerusalem' in his days with the Ancoats Brotherhood). Blake wrote, in Auguries of Innocence:

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Apr 27, 1967

Neville Cardus speaks at the Lord's Taverners Spring Luncheon

Neville Cardus

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Apr 27, 1967

Neville Cardus speaks at the Lord's Taverners Spring Luncheon

Neville Cardus

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Dec 3, 1950

Neville Cardus makes a speech at the Cricket Writers' Club dinner for the touring West Indies side, 1950

Neville Cardus makes a speech at the Cricket Writers' Club dinner for the touring West Indies side

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Notes

CBE 1964; Knighted 1967

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 192/3 (68.5 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 Sussex 243/5 (91.4 ov)
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 Kent 185/4 (55.3 ov)
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-26
Leics 238 Essex 202/6 (62 ov)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 150/3 (42.3 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 Surrey 252/3 (74.2 ov)
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 23/1 (8.5 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 96/2 (27 ov) Notts 94
1st ODI: England v Pakistan at Southampton - Aug 24
Pakistan 100/2 (21/50 ov)
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