Lot 2071956 England vs Australia cricket test match report...

Auction Date: 5/11/2015 at 10:30 am



1956 England vs Australia cricket test match report by Herbert Sutcliffe – an interesting and very frank 6 page article on Ashes Cricket written by Herbert Sutcliffe for his company’s November Publication giving great insight to the type of pitches played in Australia and England and the advantage that England have over Australia when playing in England on a good turning wicket (things haven’t changed in the last 50 years following this year’s test match series result) - also references to his innings with Jack Hobbs during the 1928 test series in Australia, other tactics, Australia’s batting including criticism of Neil Harvey, praise the likes of Richard Benaud and Davidson, Ray Lindwall and Keith Miller further mention of Cyril Washbrooke, Denis Compton, Peter Richardson, Colin Cowdrey, and Peter May, and future fast bowlers Freddie Trueman – a great read with no punches pulled!!! Plus a quantity of newspaper cuttings from the 1920s onwards (a lot)

Guide Price: £35.00 - £50.00

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