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Games within a game?

Nov 2, 2016: Farcical bowling, the helmet fielder, chess interruptions, batting for pints - ten instances of when matches weren't cricket

Ed Kemp

Bob Barber: The Professional Amateur

Bob Barber, the one-innings wonder

Jun 27, 2015: Colin Shindler's book is a warm portrait of a player who faced his fair share of confusion on and off the field in an era of great social change in Britain

Derek Pringle

Way Back When

Barber's brilliant batting

Apr 4, 2013: Nearly forty years before Sehwag almost blazed to a double-century in a day, an English batsman set the template

Steven Lynch

The slow death of cricket's class divide

Jul 21, 2012: Fifty years since the amateur-professional division ended in English cricket, a look at its history and legacy

Colin Shindler

November 2005

Down but not out at seventy

Nov 10, 2005: Bob Barber celebrated his threescore and ten with a match at Broadhalfpenny Down between friends and playing contemporaries.

ESPNcricinfo staff

March 1960

MCC in Canada 1959

Jun 11, 2004: The satisfactory record of the 1959 M.C.C

Denis Silk

An Aussie to the core

Sep 26, 2003: 1943 Where to start with Ian Chappell , who was born in Adelaide 59 years ago today

Wisden CricInfo staff


Bob Barber

1967: Lancashire coaches are not given to overstatement

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