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)

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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.

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"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.
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SBS TV coverage of the Over-50s World Cup Final
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ABC print article about Stirling Hamman's ground
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SportsKeeda report on the World Cup Final
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ABC preview of the World Cup

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

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

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