David Gower traces the roots of cricket through the golden age upto the start of World War 1.
The period became infused with a nostalgic yearning, ostensibly because the teams played cricket according to "the spirit of the game". More poignantly, the nostalgia was due to loss of life in the Great War and a hankering for those happier times before the war's outbreak.
Matches Tagged in ClipDex1928/29 AUS v ENG 1st Tes ... 1905 ENG v AUS 5th Test
Series Tagged in ClipDex1928/29 Ashes AUS v ENG 1905 Ashes ENG v AUS
Players Tagged in ClipDexTrumper, Victor T Hobbs, Jack B Laver, Frank Wall, Thomas W Warner, Pelham F Sir Gregory, David W Jackson, Archibald A Kippax, Alan F Bradman, Donald G Hill, Clement Woolley, Frank E Sutcliffe, Herbert Kelly, James J Darling, Joseph Hirst, George H
Grounds Tagged in ClipDexThe Oval Exhibition Ground
Categories Tagged in ClipDexClassic Tests (Black & White)