12 relations: Cricket, History of cricket, John Arlott, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Military Cross, Rowland Bowen, Royal Army Medical Corps, Saddleworth, Surgery, University of Manchester Library, Weston-super-Mare, World War I.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
The sport of cricket has a known history beginning in the late 16th century.
Leslie Thomas John Arlott, OBE (25 February 1914 – 14 December 1991) was an English journalist, author and cricket commentator for the BBC's Test Match Special.
Manchester Royal Infirmary is a hospital in Manchester, England, founded by Charles White in 1752.
The Military Cross (MC) is the third-level military decoration awarded to officers and (since 1993) other ranks of the British Armed Forces, and used to be awarded to officers of other Commonwealth countries.
Major Rowland Francis Bowen (27 February 1916 – 4 September 1978 at Buckfastleigh, Devon) was a cricket researcher, historian and writer.
The Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) is a specialist corps in the British Army which provides medical services to all Army personnel and their families, in war and in peace.
Saddleworth is a civil parish of the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham in Greater Manchester, England.
Surgery (from the χειρουργική cheirourgikē (composed of χείρ, "hand", and ἔργον, "work"), via chirurgiae, meaning "hand work") is a medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a patient to investigate or treat a pathological condition such as a disease or injury, to help improve bodily function or appearance or to repair unwanted ruptured areas.
The University of Manchester Library is The University of Manchester's library and information service.
Weston-super-Mare is a seaside town in Somerset, England, on the Bristol Channel south west of Bristol between Worlebury Hill and Bleadon Hill.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.