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Minor counties of English and Welsh cricket

Index Minor counties of English and Welsh cricket

The Minor Counties are the cricketing counties of England and Wales that are not afforded first-class status. [1]

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Aaron Lockett

Aaron Lockett (1 December 1892 – 10 February 1965) was an English footballer and cricketer.

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Australia national cricket team

The Australia national cricket team is the joint oldest team in Test cricket history, having played in the first ever Test match in 1877.

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Bedfordshire County Cricket Club

Bedfordshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Benson & Hedges Cup

The Benson & Hedges Cup was a one-day cricket competition for first-class counties in England and Wales that was held from 1972 to 2002, one of cricket's longest sponsorship deals.

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Berkshire County Cricket Club

Berkshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Buckinghamshire County Cricket Club

Buckinghamshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Cambridgeshire County Cricket Club

Cambridgeshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Carmarthenshire County Cricket Club

Carmarthenshire County Cricket Club was a county cricket club based in the historic Welsh county of Carmarthenshire that competed in the Minor Counties championship from 1908 to 1911, without success.

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Cheshire County Cricket Club

Cheshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Cornwall County Cricket Club

Cornwall County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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County Championship

The County Championship, currently known as the Specsavers County Championship for sponsorship reasons, is the domestic first-class cricket competition in England and Wales and is organised by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

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County cricket

Inter-county cricket matches are known to have been played since the early 18th century, involving teams that are representative of the historic counties of England and Wales.

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Cricket

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).

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Cumberland County Cricket Club

Cumberland County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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David Townsend (cricketer, born 1912)

David Charles Humphrey Townsend (20 April 1912 – 27 January 1997) was an English cricketer who played in three Tests in 1935.

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Denbighshire County Cricket Club

Denbighshire County Cricket Club was a county cricket club based in the historic Welsh county of Denbighshire, that played in the Minor Counties Championship for five seasons from 1930 to 1935 (missing the 1932 season).

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Derbyshire County Cricket Club

Derbyshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Devon County Cricket Club

Devon County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Dorset County Cricket Club

Dorset County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Durham County Cricket Club

Durham County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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E. W. Swanton

Ernest William Swanton (11 February 1907 – 22 January 2000) was an English journalist and author, chiefly known for being a cricket writer and commentator under his initials, E. W. Swanton.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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England and Wales Cricket Board

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is the governing body of cricket in England and Wales.

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England cricket team

The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.

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Essex County Cricket Club

Essex County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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First-class cricket

First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.

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Friends Provident Trophy

The Friends Provident Trophy was a one-day cricket competition in the United Kingdom.

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Glamorgan County Cricket Club

Glamorgan County Cricket Club (Criced Morgannwg) is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Gloucestershire County Cricket Club

Gloucestershire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Hampshire

Hampshire (abbreviated Hants) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.

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Hampshire County Cricket Club

Hampshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Herefordshire County Cricket Club

Herefordshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Hertfordshire County Cricket Club

Hertfordshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Historic counties of England

The historic counties of England are areas that were established for administration by the Normans, in many cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires created by the Anglo-Saxons and others.

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Huntingdonshire

Huntingdonshire (abbreviated Hunts) is a non-metropolitan district of Cambridgeshire, as well as a historic county of England.

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Huntingdonshire County Cricket Club

Huntingdonshire County Cricket Club is one of the county clubs which make up the minor counties in the English domestic cricket structure, representing the historic county of Huntingdonshire.

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Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight (also referred to informally as The Island or abbreviated to IOW) is a county and the largest and second-most populous island in England.

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James Graham (cricketer)

James Robert Graham (11 August 1906 in Dublin, Ireland – 14 January 1942 in Dublin) was an Irish cricketer.

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Kent County Cricket Club

Kent County Cricket Club is one of the eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Lancashire County Cricket Club

Lancashire Cricket Club, one of eighteen first-class county clubs in the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales, represents the historic county of Lancashire.

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Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Leicestershire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Lincolnshire County Cricket Club

Lincolnshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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List A cricket

List A cricket is a classification of the limited-overs (one-day) form of the sport of cricket.

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Lord's

Lord's Cricket Ground, commonly known simply as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood, London.

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MCCA Knockout Trophy

The Minor Counties Cricket Association Knockout Cup was started in 1983 as a knockout one-day competition for the Minor Counties in English cricket.

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Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Minor Counties Cricket Championship

The Minor Counties Cricket Championship is a season-long competition in England that is contested by those county cricket clubs that do not have first-class status.

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Monmouthshire County Cricket Club

Monmouthshire County Cricket Club was a cricket team that represented the county of Monmouthshire in the Minor Counties Championship competition from 1901 to 1934.

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Norfolk County Cricket Club

Norfolk County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county cricket clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Norman Riches

Norman Vaughan Hurry Riches (1883-1975) was a Welsh cricketer.

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Northamptonshire County Cricket Club

Northamptonshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Northumberland County Cricket Club

Northumberland County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club

Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Oxford University Cricket Club

Oxford University Cricket Club (OUCC), which represents the University of Oxford, has always held important or first-class status and is classified as an important team by substantial sources from 1827 to 1894; classified as an official first-class team from 1895 by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and the County Championship clubs; and classified as a List A team in 1973 only.

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Oxfordshire County Cricket Club

Oxfordshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Rutland

Rutland is a landlocked county in the East Midlands of England, bounded to the west and north by Leicestershire, to the northeast by Lincolnshire and the southeast by Northamptonshire.

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Second XI Championship

The Second XI Championship is a season-long cricket competition in England that is competed for by the reserve teams of those county cricket clubs that have first-class status.

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Shropshire County Cricket Club

Shropshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Single-elimination tournament

A single-elimination, knockout, or sudden death tournament is a type of elimination tournament where the loser of each match-up is immediately eliminated from the tournament.

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Somerset County Cricket Club

Somerset County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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South Africa national cricket team

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.

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Staffordshire County Cricket Club

Staffordshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Stoke-on-Trent

Stoke-on-Trent (often abbreviated to Stoke) is a city and unitary authority area in Staffordshire, England, with an area of.

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Suffolk County Cricket Club

Suffolk County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Surrey County Cricket Club

Surrey County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Sussex County Cricket Club

Sussex County Cricket Club is the oldest of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Sydney Barnes

Sydney Francis Barnes (19 April 1873 – 26 December 1967) was an English professional cricketer who is generally regarded as one of the greatest ever bowlers.

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Test cricket

Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.

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Umpire (cricket)

In cricket, an umpire (from the Old French nompere meaning not a peer, i.e. not a member of one of the teams, impartial) is a person who has the authority to make decisions about events on the cricket field, according to the Laws of Cricket.

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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Wales Minor Counties Cricket Club

Wales Minor Counties Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Warwickshire County Cricket Club

Warwickshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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West Indies cricket team

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.

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Westmorland

Westmorland (formerly also spelt Westmoreland;R. Wilkinson The British Isles, Sheet The British Isles. even older spellings are Westmerland and Westmereland) is a historic county in north west England.

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Wiltshire County Cricket Club

Wiltshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom.

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Worcestershire County Cricket Club

Worcestershire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Yorkshire County Cricket Club

Yorkshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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1912 Triangular Tournament

The 1912 Triangular Tournament was a Test cricket competition played between Australia, England and South Africa, the only Test-playing nations at the time.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minor_counties_of_English_and_Welsh_cricket

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