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Recodification of the laws and more, 1980

Notes by the Editor


Tests: England 3 New Zealand 0, ODIs: England 2 New Zealand 0

New Zealand in England, 1978

On their eighth tour of the United Kingdom, under the captaincy of Mark Burgess, the New Zealanders failed in their main objective, which was to record their first Test victory in this country

Second Cornhill Test


England sealed victory seven minutes before lunch on the fourth day following a blank first day

Tests: England 2 Pakistan 0, ODIs: England 2 Pakistan 0

Pakistan in England, 1978

This was a most unfortunate tour for the Pakistan cricketers on their sixth visit to England

Botham's notable debut and more, 1978

Further notes by the Editor

From an English cricket point of view there was no more fitting event in the Queen's Silver Jubilee year than the recovery of The Ashes in England for only the third time this century, and always on Royal occasions: in 1926, the year The Queen was

The Jubilee Test Match

England v Australia

In many ways this was a splendid match with the initiative passing from one side to the other and even when a draw seemed certain in the final stages there was an exciting finish.

England's welcome success in India and more, 1977

Notes by the Editor

THE CHEERFUL NEWS from India during the winter that England had won a series there for the first time since their initial tour in 1933-34 under Douglas Jardine was a welcome change after the disappointing results in recent times against Australia and