By Neville Cardus
Fifty years of the essays, newspaper articles and press studies from Neville Cardus, the nice cricket author. Sir Neville Cardus urges that the sport itself is extra very important than profitable, gamers should still totally exhibit themselves within the online game and he writes approximately these avid gamers who pride the senses: Hurst and Hutton, McCabe and Compton. There are essays at the Indians, West Indians and the 1948 Australians who Cardus thought of the simplest crew ever to go to England. a great article describes an innings by way of Compton that he believed to be "champagne for the gourmand, ginger pop for the boys".
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