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 ClipDex1905 Ashes ENG v AUS 1928/29 Ashes AUS v ENG
Players Tagged in ClipDexWarner, Pelham F Sir Jackson, Archibald A Kelly, James J Wall, Thomas W Gregory, David W Woolley, Frank E Hirst, George H Kippax, Alan F Laver, Frank Darling, Joseph Hobbs, Jack B Bradman, Donald G Sutcliffe, Herbert Trumper, Victor T Hill, Clement
Grounds Tagged in ClipDexThe Oval Exhibition Ground
Categories Tagged in ClipDexClassic Tests (Black & White)