• Keith Gregson

AS WORLD CUP CRICKET COMES TO DURHAM - MORE ON ASHBROOKE’S WORLD CUP CRICKET LINKS

In our very first cricket heritage blog it was noted;

‘This summer sees Sri Lanka, South Africa, New Zealand and the West Indies playing at the county’s Riverside Ground as part of the cricketing World Cup. Three of these countries have lengthy links with Ashbrooke and our archives have dozens of photographs to prove it’

And here are three newspaper articles to back this up;

South Africa 1935

New Zealand 1949

West Indies 1950




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