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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

Neville Cardus
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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
Durham v Sri Lanka A at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Sri Lanka A 353 Durham 203/9 (53.3 ov)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 219 & 0/1 (1.5 ov) Somerset 474/8d
Kent v Derbyshire at Canterbury - Jun 26-29
Kent 379 Derbyshire 276/3 (80 ov)
Middlesex v Lancashire at Lord's - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 513 Middlesex 141/1 (41 ov)
Warwickshire v Notts at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Notts 152 Warwickshire 255/7 (73 ov)
Yorkshire v Pakistan A at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Yorkshire 246 Pakistan A 331/8 (86.3 ov)
3rd ODI: Eng Wn v Pak Women at Taunton - Jun 27
Eng Wn won by 202 runs
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Jun 27-30
Leics 236/6 (88 ov)
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