Almanac Cricket: The Ashes, John Arlott, Fred Trueman, and innocent times

Col Ritchie reprises his piece from a few years ago reliving some fond cricket memories of ABC Radio, John Arlott, Fred Trueman, and his dad in more innocent times.

Almanac Books: Finding Jack Broadstock

Researching information about the subject of his biography, ‘The Trials of Jack Broadstock’, proved to be challenging at times for Michael Sexton as he explains.

Almanac Cricket – Gabba Test XI: the greatest performance in the greatest match

Dave Brown kicks off the Test season by selecting his best XIs for both Australia and Pakistan, based on performances at the ‘Gabba.

Fiery Fred

Fred Trueman was truly one of the great characters of cricket. Colin Ritchie was fortunate to see him play in a Test against the Aussies at the MCG in the early 60s.