Relive the greatest moments in international Cricket history through the newspaper reports of the time in this beautiful hand made book, which features:
- The inside cover fully personalised with the recipients name and a message.
- The recipients name gold embossed on the front cover (optional).
- A choice of Black and White or Colour Newsprint (from 2006 - Leather cover versions feature colour print at no additional cost)
The Personalised International Cricket Books contain a newspaper history of famous cricket matches stretching back to the early twentieth century. One of the highlights being a fascinating collection of reports on former Ashes contests.
The Cricket Book starts with Englands victory against Australia in 1905 and celebrates the comprehensive Ashes series wins that England enjoyed in the 1920s. It then follows the emergence of Sir Donald Bradman and the famous bodyline series in 1932-1933. Read about legends from the 30s to 50s such as Jack Hobbs, Len Hutton, Denis Compton, Peter May , Fred Trueman and Jim Laker taking 19 wickets in one match. the book also features reports from 'Botham's Ashes' series in 1981 as well as memorable matches against the great West Indies team of that era. The book would not be complete without the famous Ashes victory in 2005, victory in Australia in 2011 and much much more.
The book also features a selection of reports on the stunning landmarks of some of the best cricket players in history. This includes Sir Jack Hobbs record-breaking 127th century, Brian Lara moving past Gary Sobers run record, Freddie Flintoff winning "World Cricketer of the Year" and the wicket records of Shane Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan.
To view the contents, click on this link (PDF file)
How the Books are Made
The papers are reproduced from scans of (mainly) original Daily & Sunday Mirror newspapers going back over a 100 years that are stored in our extensive archive.They are individually printed to order onto a high quality thicker paper to provide greater durability.