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Thread: Lord's test first day

  1. #21
    Quote Originally Posted by Ash View Post
    Did I mention that on a recent visit to Highgate West Cemetery the tour included William Lillywhite, pioneer of roundarm bowling? The grave is very close to the gate at the top of the hill and the stone has the image of a ball clattering through the stumps. The old death rattle. Quite good, I thought.
    Not too keen on the name but very interesting backstory

  2. #22
    Quote Originally Posted by Luis Anaconda View Post
    Not too keen on the name but very interesting backstory
    Well, yes, there is that. Quite a cricketing dynasty, in fact, that family. And their sports shops too.

  3. #23
    Quote Originally Posted by Luis Anaconda View Post
    Not too keen on the name but very interesting backstory
    His son founded the Lilywhites sports store in Piccadilly Circus.

  4. #24
    Quote Originally Posted by Burney View Post
    His son founded the Lilywhites sports store in Piccadilly Circus.
    Of course - used to get a lot of my cricket gear there

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