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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
Derbyshire v Worcs at Derby - Aug 31-Sep 3
Derbyshire 356 & 0/0 Worcs 385
Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street - Aug 31-Sep 3
Durham 253 & 309 Notts 188 & 32/1
Hampshire v Leics at Southampton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Leics 303 Hampshire 247/0
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - Aug 31-Sep 3
Glamorgan 329 Kent 373/7
Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester - Aug 31-Sep 3
Lancashire 278 Yorkshire 607/6
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - Aug 31-Sep 3
Warwickshire 362/8d Middlesex 131/3
Somerset v Northants at Taunton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Somerset 314 Northants 284/6
Surrey v NZ A at The Oval - Aug 31-Sep 2
Surrey 101 & 304/7 NZ A 211
4th ODI: England v India at Birmingham - Sep 2
England 206 India 26/0 (5.5/50 ov)
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