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July 2015

Clive Rice and the game when he was the best of the best

Submitted by Rick Eyre on July 30, 2015 - 7:41am

Clive Rice has died at the age of 66 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was one of cricket's greatest all-rounders in an era of truly great all-rounders. But unlike Ian Botham, Imran Khan, Kapil Dev and Richard Hadlee, Rice's achievements register barely a blip on the international cricket radar.

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Buck Rogers in the Seventh Half Century

Submitted by Rick Eyre on July 10, 2015 - 8:56am

When Chris Rogers was dismissed for 95 on Day Two of the Cardiff Test he achieved a new world record... the first player in the history of Test cricket for pass 50 in seven consecutive innings without converting for a 100.

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