This podcast is the History of Cricket, starting in 1877 with the first Test match we aim to explore the History of Cricket, the times, the players, the matches and the top performers
1959-60 Pakistan v Australia - Preparation is the Key
Saeed Ahmed is one of the stars of Pakistans batting history but doesn't get the credit he deserves due to his relative lack of success in England
I had a heavy cold this week, hopefully that does not spoil your enjoyment of this episode.
1959 - England v India - Divided and Conquered
Had England solved their opening crisis? Geoff Pullar of Lancashire becomes an Old Trafford legend
1958-59 New Zealand v England - A day at the Movies
Ted Dexter recently passed away, he is remembered, said Mike Atherton, as much for the way he played the game as for the number of runs scored. A late addition to the 1958-59 Ashes team, the hectic travel and lack of match practice was unfair to a young player. When he arrived in New Zealand he showed his true talent, scored a maiden test century and took wickets too.
1958-59 Pakistan v West Indies - Two of a kind
Collie Smith the diminutive Jamaican all-rounder described by Gary Sobers as the best all rounder in the team who completed their winter tour of 1958-59 in Pakistan.
Ashes 1958 - 59 - Chuckers and Blockers
Victoria's Colin McDonald gave Australia a stable platform opening the batting for nearly a decade and leading the averages in 1958-59, but it was controversial bowling became the biggest talking point.
1958-59 India v West Indies - Angry Young Man
Roy Gilchrist was a West Indian fast bowler he was also part of a generation of rebellious young men growing up in the 50s who kicked against society and didn't know when to stop