Some Reflections on Pre- and Post-War
Cricket by SYDNEY and REGINALD SANTALL and HENRY GRIERSON
Henry Grierson has interviewed other cricket celebrities at the microphone and has done one or two eye-witness accounts. He was Captain of Bedfordshire.
Sydney Santall played as amateur for his native county (Northamptonshire) in 1891, and from 1894 to 1913 as a professional for Warwickshire. His record for the latter county is-1,270 wickets and 7,000 runs ; since 1913, he has been County Coach.
Reginald Santall played for Warwickshire as an amateur before he was seventeen and since 1923 he has been a professional. His record is 476 innings, 11,002 runs, highest score 201 not out, average 26.57, and in bowling, 207 wickets. His best aggregate \vas 1,635. runs in 1933, when his batting average was forty-five. The broadcast takes place on the second evening of his benefit match, Warwickshire v. Sussex.
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