Bob Blair

Last Over With Erin: Bob Blair

With a bowling average of 15.16, Bob Blair is among the greatest First-Class bowlers in New Zealand history. In the 1956-57 season, he twice...
Tingling Catch

The Poetry of Cricket: Part Two

This is a fascinating anthology that has been very well put together by Mark Pirie. It’s divided into various categories and nearly all of...

Sir Richard Hadlee Debuts

Rob Franks is, in his own words a "cricket fanatic - spectator, viewer, collector, researcher & writer." On February 2 1973, it was as...

Cataloguing the Papers of Arthur Carman

Arthur Carman was an internationally known cricket (and rugby) statistician who was responsible for researching and preserving a good deal of the statistical information...
1993 Womens Cricket World Cup

The 1993 Women’s Cricket World Cup

After a five-year gap, the Women’s Cricket World Cup was again contested in 1993, returning to England where the tournament began 20 years earlier. As...

Lieutenant Bannerman of Bluff

James "Banny" Bannerman played for Otago and Southland between 1906 and 1915. Although he appears to have never quite fulfilled his cricketing potential, from...