John Woodcock      

Full name John Woodcock

Born August 7, 1926, Longparish, Hampshire

Current age 90 years 348 days

Other Journalist, Author

Education Trinity College, Oxford

Profile

John Woodcock was cricket correspondent of The Times from 1954 to 1988, continuing to write for the paper as a freelancer for two decades afterwards. He originally went to Australia as a newsreel cameraman with the BBC in 1950-51 and then had a brief spell with The Guardian. From 1981 to 1986 he also edited Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.

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Nov 25, 1987

John Woodcock on his last official tour as cricket correspondent of the <i>Times</i> sits with photographers on the boundary line, November 25, 1987

John Woodcock on his last official tour as cricket correspondent of the Times

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South Group: Somerset v Gloucs at Taunton - Jul 21
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
North Group: Worcs v Lancashire at Worcester - Jul 21
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
South Group: Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Jul 21
Sussex 10/0 (0.5/9 ov)
North Group: Leics v Northants at Leicester - Jul 21
Northants 165/8 Leics 57/1 (7/20 ov, target 166)
North Group: Notts v Derbyshire at Nottingham - Jul 21
Notts 227/3 Derbyshire 75/2 (6.4/20 ov, target 228)
South Group: Surrey v Middlesex at The Oval - Jul 21
Surrey 156/7 Middlesex 26/2 (4.3/20 ov, target 157)
North Group: Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Jul 21
Yorkshire 179/5 Warwickshire 50/5 (6.5/20 ov, target 180)
South Group: Essex v Hampshire at Chelmsford - Jul 21
Hampshire 124/9 (20 ov)
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