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When the game became too much

Sep 24, 2011: At the time of year when players call it quits, we look back to one whose retirement came midway through a match

Martin Williamson

Hitting it out of the park

Feb 7, 2008: A look at 11 cricketers who enjoyed taking the aerial route

Martin Williamson and Andrew Miller

April 2007 - Arthur Wellard

Cock of the Somerset walk

Apr 12, 2007: David Foot holds a host of West Country characters in high affection but first among equals is Arthur Wellard of the mighty sixes, delivery leap and strolling sophistication

David Foot

December 2005

Somerset cult heroes

Dec 1, 2005: David Foot on the cult heroes produced by Somerset

David Foot

March 1974

Happy, Happy Days

Oct 10, 2004: Harold Gimblett looks back at his 50 years in cricket

Harold Gimblett

Wisden Cricket Monthly - July 1991

The endearing eccentric

Jul 1, 1991: RJO Meyer was one of the most colourful of county cricketers. Here David Foot expands on his exploits and unique outlook on life

David Foot


Arthur Wellard

1982: WELLARD, ARTHUR WILLIAM, died peacefully in his sleep on December 31, 1980, aged 77


Arthur Wellard

1936: Arthur Wellard, one of the most attractive personalities in cricket last season, was born at Southfleet in Kent on April 8, 1903

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