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The A34 is a major road in England.
Adelaide Oval is a sports ground in Adelaide, South Australia, located in the parklands between the city centre and North Adelaide.
Alfred Louis Valentine (28 April 1930 – 11 May 2004) was a West Indian cricketer in the 1950s and 1960s.
An all-rounder is a cricketer who regularly performs well at both batting and bowling.
Anju Mahendru (born 11 January 1946) is an Indian actress.
Apartheid started in 1948 in theUnion of South Africa |year_start.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
The Australian cricket team toured the West Indies in the 1964–65 season to play a five-match Test series against the West Indies.
Barbadian National Heroes are the designees of the Order of National Heroes Act, as passed by the Parliament of Barbados in 1998.
Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, in the Caribbean region of North America.
The Barbados Cricket Association is the ruling body for cricket in Barbados.
The Barbados national cricket team is the national cricket team of Barbados, organised by the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA).
The Baroda cricket team is a domestic cricket team based in the city of Vadodara.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
In the sport of cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket.
Batting average is a statistic in cricket, baseball, and softball that measures the performance of batsmen in cricket and batters in baseball and softball.
In cricket, the batting order is the sequence in which batsmen play through their team's innings, there always being two batsmen taking part at any one time.
King's/Queen's Birthday Honours is, in some Commonwealth realms, the marking of the reigning monarch's official birthday by granting various individuals appointment into national or dynastic orders or the award of decorations and medals.
Bowling, in cricket, is the action of propelling the ball toward the wicket defended by a batsman.
The bowling average is one of a number of statistics used to compare bowlers in the sport of cricket.
John Brian Bolus (born 31 January 1934) is a former English cricketer who played in seven Tests from 1963 to 1964.
The Honourable Brian Charles Lara, (born 2 May 1969) is a Trinidadian former international cricketer.
Bridgetown (UN/LOCODE: BB BGI) is the capital and largest city of Barbados.
Cyril Lionel Robert James (4 January 1901 – 31 May 1989), who sometimes wrote under the pen-name J. R. Johnson, was an Afro-Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist.
Calypso is a style of Afro-Caribbean music that originated in Trinidad and Tobago during the early to mid-19th century and eventually spread to the rest of the Caribbean Antilles and Venezuela by the mid-20th century.
The captain of a cricket team, often referred to as the skipper, is the appointed leader, having several additional roles and responsibilities over and above those of the other players.
Catgut is a type of cord that is prepared from the natural fibre found in the walls of animal intestines.
The Central Lancashire Cricket League (CLCL) is a fifteen team cricket league, traditionally based in Lancashire and the West Riding of Yorkshire.
In the sport of cricket, a century is a score of 100 or more runs in a single innings by a batsman.
O'Neil Gordon "Collie" Smith (5 May 1933 in Kingston, Jamaica – 9 September 1959 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England) was a West Indian cricketer.
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).
Denis St Eval Atkinson (9 August 1926 – 9 November 2001) was a West Indian cricketer who played 22 Test matches as an all-rounder, hitting 922 runs and taking 47 wickets.
Sir Donald George Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as "The Don", was an Australian international cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time.
Driving without due care and attention or careless driving is a legal term for a particular type of moving traffic violation in the United States, Canada (at least in Ontario), United Kingdom, and Ireland.
Eamonn Andrews, CBE (19 December 1922 – 5 November 1987) was an Irish radio and television presenter, employed primarily in the United Kingdom from the 1950s to the 1980s.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.
Sir Everton DeCourcy Weekes, KCMG, GCM, OBE (born 26 February 1925) is a leading former West Indian cricketer.
Fast bowling is one of the two main approaches to bowling in the sport of cricket, the other being spin bowling.
Fielding in the sport of cricket is the action of fielders in collecting the ball after it is struck by the batsman, to limit the number of runs that the batsman scores and/or to get the batsman out by catching the ball in flight or by running the batsman out.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), commonly called the Foreign Office, is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom.
Frank McDonald King (14 December 1926 – 23 December 1990) was a West Indian cricketer who played in 14 Tests between 1953 and 1956.
Frank Odel Mason (26 July 1926 – 8 May 2012) was a Vincentian cricketer who played for the Windward Islands and Combined Islands in West Indian domestic cricket.
Frank Holmes Tyson (6 June 1930 – 27 September 2015) was an England cricketer of the 1950s, who also worked as a schoolmaster, journalist, cricket coach and cricket commentator after emigrating to Australia in 1960.
Sir Frank Mortimer Maglinne Worrell (1 August 1924 – 13 March 1967), sometimes referred to by his nickname of Tae, was a West Indies cricketer and Jamaican senator.
The Frank Worrell Trophy is awarded to the winner of the West Indies–Australia Test match series in cricket.
Frederick Sewards Trueman, OBE (6 February 19311 July 2006) was an English cricketer, mainly active from 1948 to 1968, who played for Yorkshire and England.
Georgetown is the capital of Guyana, located in Region 4, which is also known as the Demerara-Mahaica region.
Glamorgan County Cricket Club (Criced Morgannwg) is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Golf is a club-and-ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.
The Government of Barbados (GoB), is headed by the monarch, Queen Elizabeth II as Head of State.
The Governor-General of Barbados is a vice-regal representative of the Barbadian monarch (presently Queen Elizabeth II).
Headingley Cricket Ground (usually shortened to Headingley) is a cricket ground in Headingley Stadium complex in Leeds, England.
This article describes the history of West Indies cricket from 1946 to 1970.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
The India national cricket team, also known as Team India and Men in Blue, is governed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) status.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket.
John David "Jack" Bond, born in Kearsley, near Bolton, Lancashire, on 6 May 1932, is a former cricketer who played for Lancashire and, for one season, for Nottinghamshire.
Sir John Berry Hobbs (16 December 1882 – 21 December 1963), always known as Jack Hobbs, was an English professional cricketer who played for Surrey from 1905 to 1934 and for England in 61 Test matches between 1908 and 1930.
The Jamaica national cricket team is the representative first-class cricket team of Jamaica.
Jeffrey Baxter Stollmeyer (11 March 1921 – 10 September 1989) was a Trinidad and Tobago cricketer.
James Charles Laker (9 February 1922 – 23 April 1986) was an English cricketer who played for Surrey County Cricket Club (Surrey) from 1946 to 1959 and represented England in 46 test matches.
John Kenneth Constantine Holt (known as J. K. Holt junior) (August 12, 1923, Kingston, Jamaica – June 3, 1997, Kingston, Jamaica) was a West Indian cricketer who played in 17 Tests between 1954 and 1959.
Keith Ross Miller, (28 November 1919 – 11 October 2004) was an Australian test cricketer and a Royal Australian Air Force pilot during World War II.
The Kensington Oval is a stadium located to the west of the capital city Bridgetown on the island of Barbados.
Kingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica, located on the southeastern coast of the island.
The dignity of Knight Bachelor is the most basic and lowest rank of a man who has been knighted by the monarch but not as a member of one of the organised orders of chivalry; it is a part of the British honours system.
Left-arm orthodox spin also known as Slow Left Arm Orthodox spin bowling is a type of Left Arm Finger Off spin bowling in the sport of cricket.
Left-arm unorthodox spin, also known as slow left arm chinaman, is a type of left arm wrist off spin bowling in the sport of cricket.
Sir Leonard Hutton (23 June 1916 – 6 September 1990) was an English cricketer who played as an opening batsman for Yorkshire from 1934 to 1955 and for England in 79 Test matches between 1937 and 1955.
List A cricket is a classification of the limited-overs (one-day) form of the sport of cricket.
Test cricket is played between international cricket teams who are Full Members of the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Malcolm Nash (born 9 May 1945) is a Welsh cricket coach and former first-class cricketer.
Marylebone Cricket Club, generally known as the MCC, is a cricket club founded in 1787 and based since 1814 at Lord's cricket ground, which it owns, in St John's Wood, London, England.
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), also known simply as "The G", is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
Michael Anthony Holding (born 16 February 1954) is a former West Indian cricketer.
Slinger Francisco ORTT CMT OBE (born July 9, 1935), better known as Mighty Sparrow, is a calypso singer, songwriter, and guitarist of Trinidadian citizenship.
The Mumbai cricket team is a cricket team representing the city of Mumbai in Indian domestic cricket.
The New South Wales cricket team (currently named NSW Blues) are an Australian men's professional first class cricket team based in Sydney, New South Wales.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
Norman Wilfred Hill (born 22 August 1935 in Holbeck, Nottinghamshire) is a former English first-class cricketer.
The North Staffordshire and South Cheshire League is the top level of competition for recreational club cricket in the North Staffordshire and South Cheshire area of England.
In cricket, a batsman will be not out if he comes out to bat in an innings and has not been dismissed by the end of the innings.
Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
A One Day International (ODI) is a form of limited overs cricket, played between two teams with international status, in which each team faces a fixed number of overs, usually 50.
The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established on 14 February 1975 by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia, to recognise Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or meritorious service.
The Order of the Caribbean Community is an award given to The award was initiated at the Eighth (8th) Conference of Heads of State and Governments of CARICOM in 1987 and began bestowal in 1992.
In the sport of cricket, an over consists of six consecutive balls bowled by a single bowler from one end of a cricket pitch to the batsman at the other end.
Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.
The Pakistan national cricket team (پاکستان قومی کرکٹ ٹیم), popularly referred to as the Shaheens (شاہینز), Green Shirts and Men in Green, is administered by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
The Parliament of Barbados is the national legislature of Barbados.
Polydactyly or polydactylism, also known as hyperdactyly, is a congenital physical anomaly in humans and animals resulting in supernumerary fingers and/or toes.
Port of Spain (also spelled Port-of-Spain) is the capital city of Trinidad and Tobago and the country's third-largest city, after Chaguanas and San Fernando.
The Prime Minister of Barbados is the head of government of Barbados.
The Queen's Park Oval is a sports stadium in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, used mostly for cricket matches.
Radcliffe Cricket Club are an English cricket team currently playing in Radcliffe, Bury, Greater Manchester in the Central Lancashire League.
Ravishankar Chamaar Shastri (born 27 May 1962) is an Indian cricket commentator, former player and current head coach of the Indian national cricket team.
The Regional Four Day Competition, formerly known as Shell Shield and Carib Beer Cup, is the first class cricket competition in the West Indies. It is administered by the West Indies Cricket Board. In the 2013-2014 season the winner of the tournament was awarded the WICB President's Trophy while the winners of the knockout competition were awarded the George Headley/Everton Weekes trophy. In a few previous seasons the winners of the tournament were awarded the Headley/Weekes trophy. From the 2017-18, the Competition has been sponsored by Digicel and is known as the Digicel Four Day Championship. The competition is contested between seven Caribbean teams and, on occasion, touring sides from other countries. Four of the Caribbean teams, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, come from individual countries while two teams, the Leeward Islands and the Windward Islands, which previously competed together as the Combined Islands, are each from multiple countries and territories. Beginning with the 2007–08 season the Combined Campuses and Colleges cricket team (CCC cricket team) were included in the competition, but in July 2014 the WICB announced that the CCC cricket team was to be excluded from the upcoming 2014-15 Regional Four Day competition as part of a series of changes adopted based on the recommendations made in a report presented by Richard Pybus, WICB's director of cricket, in March 2014. The current structure of the tournament is a double round-robin league system with the team earning the most points being declared the winner. Prior to the 2014-15 season the tournament consisted of only a single round-robin league followed by semi-finals and a final. In the past there was no knock-out stage and it was possible for the winners to share the trophy. The current champions are Guyana. Barbados have won the most titles, with twenty (and one shared), while Jamaica have won the most consecutive titles (five).
In the 1970 English cricket season, a scheduled South African tour was cancelled for political reasons.
Rhodesia was an unrecognised state in southern Africa from 1965 to 1979, equivalent in territory to modern Zimbabwe.
Richard Benaud, OBE (6 October 1930 – 10 April 2015) was an Australian cricketer who, after his retirement from international cricket in 1964, became a highly regarded commentator on the game.
Roger Clive Davis (born 15 January 1946) is a former county cricketer who played for Glamorgan for 13 years as an all-rounder.
Rohan Bholalall Kanhai (born 26 December 1935) is a former Guyanese cricketer who represented the West Indies in 79 Test matches.
Roy Gilchrist (28 June 1934 – 18 July 2001) was a West Indian cricketer who played 13 Tests for the West Indies in the 1950s.
Sabina Park is a cricket ground and the home of the Kingston Cricket Club, and is the only Test cricket ground in Kingston, Jamaica.
Garfield Sobers, captain of the West Indies cricket team and one of the most prominent cricketers in the world, outraged many in the Caribbean in September 1970 when he took part in a friendly double-wicket tournament at Salisbury Sports Club in Rhodesia (renamed Zimbabwe in 1980), a country in southern Africa that was unrecognised internationally because of its mostly white minority government.
Shane Keith Warne (born 13 September 1969) is a Australian former international cricketer, and a former ODI captain of the Australian national team.
The Sheffield Shield is the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia.
The Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy is a cricket trophy awarded annually by the International Cricket Council to its chosen world player of the year.
The South African national cricket team, nicknamed the Proteas (after South Africa's national flower, Protea cynaroides, commonly known as the "king protea"), is administered by Cricket South Africa.
South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.
The South Australia cricket team, named West End Redbacks, nicknamed "the Southern Redbacks", is an Australian men's professional first class cricket team based in Adelaide, South Australia.
St Helen's Rugby and Cricket Ground is a sports venue in Swansea, Wales, owned and operated by the City and County of Swansea Council.
Stoke-on-Trent (often abbreviated to Stoke) is a city and unitary authority area in Staffordshire, England, with an area of.
Sunil Manohar "Sunny" Gavaskar (born 10 July 1949) is a former Indian international cricketer who played from the early 1970s to late 1980s for the Bombay cricket team and Indian national team.
Surrey County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Swansea (Abertawe), is a coastal city and county, officially known as the City and County of Swansea (Dinas a Sir Abertawe) in Wales, UK.
Table tennis, also known as ping-pong, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table using small bats.
Edwin Boaler (Ted) Alletson, (6 March 1884 in Welbeck – 5 July 1963 in Worksop), played English county cricket for Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club during the early years of the 20th century.
Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles).
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
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The Brisbane Cricket Ground, commonly known as the Gabba, is a major sports stadium in Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, Australia.
The National Archives (TNA) is a non-ministerial government department.
The Oval, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Kia Oval, is an international cricket ground in Kennington, in the London Borough of Lambeth, South London.
The honorific prefix "The Right Excellent" is a form of address that is used in several countries.
This is Your Life is a British biographical television documentary, based on the 1952 American show of the same title.
A tied Test is a Test cricket match in which the side batting second is bowled out in the second innings, with scores level.
David Thomas Dewdney (born October 23, 1933, Kingston, Jamaica) was a West Indian cricketer who played in nine Tests between 1955 and 1958.
Anthony Robert Lewis CBE (born 6 July 1938) is a former Welsh cricketer, who captained England, became a journalist, went on to become the face of BBC Television cricket coverage in the 1990s, and became president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).
Graham Anthony Richard (Tony) Lock (5 July 1929 – 30 March 1995) was an English cricketer, who played primarily as a left-arm spinner.
Trent Bridge is a cricket ground mostly used for Test, One-day international and County cricket located in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, England, just across the River Trent from the city of Nottingham.
Trinidad and Tobago, officially the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, is a twin island sovereign state that is the southernmost nation of the West Indies in the Caribbean.
Trinidadians, colloquially known as Trinis, are the people who are identified with the country of Trinidad and Tobago.
Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards, KNH, OBE (born 7 March 1952), known as Viv Richards, is a former Antiguan cricketer, who represented the West Indies at test and international levels.
Wanderers Cricket Club is a Barbadian cricket club.
Sir Wesley Winfield Hall (born 12 September 1937) is a Barbadian former cricketer and politician.
The West Indies cricket team toured Australia in the 1960-61 season under the captaincy of Frank Worrell.
The West Indies cricket team toured Australia in the 1968-69 season and played a five-match Test series against Australia.
The West Indies cricket team toured England in the 1957 season to play a five-match Test series against England.
The West Indies cricket team toured England in the 1966 season to play a five-match Test series against England.
The West Indies cricket team, colloquially known as and (since June 2017) officially branded as the Windies, is a multi-national cricket team representing the Caribbean region and administered by Cricket West Indies.
In the sport of cricket, the wicket is one of the two sets of three stumps and two bails at either end of the pitch.
Wilton H. St Hill (6 July 1893 – c. 1957) was a West Indian cricketer who played in West Indies' first Test match during their inaugural Test tour of England.
The Wisden Cricketers of the Century are five cricketers who were judged to be the most prominent players of the 20th century, as selected by a 100-member panel of cricket experts appointed by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 2000.
The Wisden Cricketers of the Year are cricketers selected for the honour by the annual publication Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, based primarily on their "influence on the previous English season".
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom.
The Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World is an annual cricket award selected by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.
The 1965–66 Shell Shield season was the inaugural edition of what is now the Regional Four Day Competition, the domestic first-class cricket competition for the countries of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).
1967 was the 68th season of County Championship cricket in England.
The 1973–74 Shell Shield season was the eighth edition of what is now the Regional Four Day Competition, the domestic first-class cricket competition for the countries of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).
The New Year Honours 1975 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.