John Woodcock      

Full name John Woodcock

Born August 7, 1926, Longparish, Hampshire

Current age 87 years 352 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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North Division: Durham v Northants at Chester-le-Street - Jul 25
Durham won by 5 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
South Division: Glamorgan v Gloucs at Cardiff - Jul 25
Glamorgan won by 8 wickets (with 48 balls remaining)
South Division: Kent v Surrey at Canterbury - Jul 25
Kent won by 21 runs
South Division: Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Jul 25
Somerset won by 22 runs
North Division: Warwickshire v Leics at Birmingham - Jul 25
Warwickshire won by 52 runs
North Division: Yorkshire v Notts at Leeds - Jul 25
Notts won by 6 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
South Division: Essex v Sussex at Chelmsford - Jul 25
Sussex won by 7 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
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