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Wisden Obituary

Donald Carr

Apr 4, 2017: Donald Carr's years as an administrator tended to overshadow his career as a fluent, attractive batsman, and a bold, popular leader.

England news

Donald Carr, former TCCB secretary, dies aged 89

Jun 12, 2016: Donald Carr, the former Derbyshire and England batsman who went on to become one of the most prominent administrators of the post-war era, has died at the age of 89

ESPNcricinfo staff

Way Back When

The forgotten England captain

May 11, 2015: Nigel Howard was a surprise choice to lead an under-strength England overseas in 1951-52. His Test career started and ended with that ordinary tour to India

Steven Lynch

Basil D'Oliveira

Dolly mixture

Jun 26, 2008: Forty summers ago a Cape Coloured South African playing for England unwittingly threw MCC into crisis over a tour to the apartheid republic

Rob Steen

Pakistan v England Timeline

A tumultuous past

Nov 11, 2005: Encounters between Pakistan and England have rarely lacked for drama, controversy and incident. Cricinfo charts a troubled 51-year relationship, leaving out only two series - those in 1971 and 1996 - that went off without any trouble

Osman Samiuddin


The umpire and bucket controversy

Nov 5, 2005: When a prank which saw a Pakistani umpire drenched with a bucket of water had far more serious consequences

Martin Williamson


Donald Carr

1960: Schoolboy prodigies, in any walk of life, only occasionally live up to their promise in later years

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