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Patrick Kidd

The Wisden Cricketer - May 2008

From Grace to Hick

How the other 24 beat Mark Ramprakash to the landmark

Cricinfo staff

September 2005

The unlikely philanthropist

Sir Julien Cahn's XI was country house in style, first-class in performance. Stephen Chalke looks back on the game's most eccentric benefactor

June 1963

From the Nursery End

Former Middlesex and England slow left-armer Jack Young recalls starting life on the MCC groundstaff

Wisden Cricinfo staff

Hurricane Sanath

1969 He may not be in the best of form right now, but Sanath Jayasuriya , who was born today, has left his mark on the cricket world with a series of stunning assaults

Cricinfo staff

The Cricketer 2002

Tarnished gold

It may have been the `golden age of cricket' but Edwardian professionals were treated as a lesser breed, their lives often ending in alcoholism and suicide, as Robert Palmer reveals...

Surrey v Old England, The Oval, May 23, 1946

A great day at The Oval

The King and some 15,000 enthusiasts attended the one-day match arranged to celebrate the Centenary of the Surrey County Cricket Club and of Kennington Oval as a cricket ground


Elias Hendren

ELIAS HENDREN, the Middlesex batsman, will always have the pleasantest memories of the season of 1919