It's a family atmosphere, everyone's welcome - it's nice Kim Baker - Spondon CC
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Stories

Lovers' Quarrel: The history of the Galle Big Match

Lovers' Quarrel: The history of the Galle Big Match

Rohitha Wickramasekara, historian of the Richmond-Mahinda 'Big Match' in Galle between Richmond and Mahinda tells us about the origins and atmosphere of this great occasion. To read a fantastic story that Rohita told me about this match, read this update...

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The Tamil Union: Hosts of the Inaugural Test

The Tamil Union: Hosts of the Inaugural Test

In this short digital story, former Sri Lankan international and team manager Chandra Schaffter tells how his club, the Tamil Union, came to host the first ever Sri Lankan test match at the P. Sara Oval, Colombo

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The Good and Bad of the 1996 World Cup

The Good and Bad of the 1996 World Cup
As an introduction to the huge changes that are still affecting grassroots cricket in Sri Lanka today, former Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga briefly tells us about the good and bad of the 1996 world cup win.

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Astley Bridge CC: A Family Affair

Astley Bridge CC: A Family Affair
Our first digital story from Astley Bridge CC. In this introduction to the club, the ABCC stalwarts tell us about the club's most important value: its family atmosphere.

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The girls, and 'girlies', of Spondon CC

The girls, and 'girlies', of Spondon CC

And now it's the turn of Spondon CC's women, who tell us about their thriving girls' section and who really runs the cricket club!

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