County Cricket in History

Events in Sport

  • 1935-05-14 Northamptonshire County Cricket Club gains (over Somerset at Taunton by 48 runs) what proved to be their last victory for 99 matches, a record in the County Championship. Their next Championship win was not until May 29, 1939.
  • 1966-05-15 1st day of Sunday play in County Cricket, Essex v Somerset
  • 1988-04-21 1st four-day games in County Cricket Championship commence
  • 1990-07-27 Tom Moody scores 100 in 26 mins in county cricket, world record

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1925-04-13 Frank Chamberlain, CEO (Test & County Cricket Board)
  • 1932-01-29 Raman Subba Row, CEO (Test/County Cricket Board)
  • 1952-07-16 Phil Carrick, English cricketer (Yorkshire County Cricket Club), born in Armley, Yorkshire, England (d. 2000)
  • 1978-08-10 Chris Read, British cricketer and captain of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, born in Paignton, England

Deaths in Sport

  • 2000-01-11 Phil Carrick, English cricketer (Yorkshire County Cricket Club), dies at 47