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THE START OF CRICKET

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The first day's play in the SURREY versus HAMPSHIRE Match at the Oval, described by Mr. P. F. WARNER
THE first cricket match of the season began at the Oval to-day, when Surrey met
Hampshire in the County Championship. The opening of the season at the Oval is always an event for Surrey's supporters, whose number is legion and whose enthusiasm is unbounded, and for London's cricket fans generally. This evening all of them who could not enjoy the match from under the shadow of the historic gas-works will be able to hear it described by one of the most famous of living cricketers, who is also one of the most expert critics of the game. Mr.
P. F. Warner's playing career ended only a few years ago. and in the course of it he won a world-wide reputation as a batsman and captain. Besides captaining Middlesex for many years, he led M.C.C. teams in South Africa and in Australia, where his teams won the Ashes in 1903-4 and 1911-12.

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THE START OF CRICKET

2LO London, 7 May 1927 19.25






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