Over-50s Cricket

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2020 - prior to Over-50s World Cup

March 9: World Cup Pool B Preview

March 9: Allison Johnson to Coach West Indies Over-50s

March 8: Gladstone Small has "much respect" for Over-50s players

March 8: David Gower Offers Support to Over-50s Cricketers

March 6: New Zealand's Over-50s Cricketers Depart for South Africa

March 6: Physio to be kept busy at World Cup

March 3: Being Underdog is Advantage for India, claims Captain

March 3: Alvin Kallicharran announced as Ambassador for West Indies side

March 3: Cape Town Ready for Over-50s World Cup

March 2: South Africa Over-50s train with Proteas - with Neil Manthorp

March 2: Confident Henry Williams claims to be bowling 125 km/h

March 2: World Cup Pool A Preview

Feb 27: Graeme Pollock announced as Tournament Ambassador

Feb 26: Louis Koen Ready to Roll Back the Years

Feb 26: Faoud Bacchus Announced as Ambassador for West Indies Over-50s

Feb 26: Dave Richardson announced as Tournament Ambassador

Feb 25: TV coverage of New South Wales Div. 1 final

Feb 24: Interview with Indian Captain Shailendra Singh

Feb 22: Wales Underdogs Compete in Over-50s World Cup

Feb 20: Player Profile - Mukesh Narula (Canada)

Feb 20: Berkshire Stars Set for World Cup

Feb 20: IOL's Preview of World Cup has India as Co-favouites

Feb 18: Promotional Video featuring SA players

Feb 17: Player Profile - Sudesh Dhaniram (West Indies)

Feb 16: Radio Interview with Dave Callaghan and Nazeem White


Feb 15: Rhodes unavailable for South Africa

Feb 14: Jonty Rhodes on World Cup Preparations

Feb 12: Player Profile - Suranjith Dharmasena (Sri Lanka)

Feb 10: Player Profile - Alan Dawson (South Africa)

Feb 7: PitchVision coverage announced

Feb 4: Dave Callaghan named South African Captain

Feb 2: Player Profile - Mahmood Hamid (Pakistan)

Jan 30: Player Profile - Lennie Louw (Namibia)

Jan 25: "I didn't even know Over-50s cricket existed" - Matt Lewis (Australia)

Jan 25: Player Profile - Giles Ecclestone (England)

Jan 22: Player Profile - Iwan Rees (Wales)

Jan 20: West Indies squad announcement

Jan 14: Omar Henry named as Tournament Ambassador

Jan 11: Player Profile - Ashwani Arora (India)

Jan 9: Player Profile - Phillip Melville (Australia)

Jan 6: Player Profile - Bert Horner (New Zealand)

Jan 3: Player Profile - Craig Evans (Zimbabwe)


A number of World Cup players - particularly the Sri Lankans and Aussies - have been involved in the latest rounds of the Sydney Over-50s ("Classics") competition.

"Field of Dreams" - ABC TV story about Stirling Hamman's ground in Mandalong.
The Sunrise breakfast show also did a great little piece on the ground, featuring a live interview with the man himself.
Yet another TV clip on Mandalong, this time from Channel 9.
SBS TV coverage of the Over-50s World Cup Final
ABC print article about Stirling Hamman's ground
SportsKeeda report on the World Cup Final

ABC preview of the World Cup


South Africa Cricket Magazine reports on South Africa's start to the tournament


CricBuzz wrote an article about the World Cup and Over-50s cricket more generally


This excellent article from CricketWorld outlines the history of international over-50s cricket and previews the World Cup