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A Newspaper History of English Cricket: Personalised Book

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Via newspaper clippings from the past, you can relive the extensive history of the England international cricket team. 

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  • Handbound hardback covers
  • A4 and A3 editions available with colour pages from 2006 onwards
  • Option to present in a luxurious gift box for long-term protection
  • Incredible newspaper coverage from 1905 to the present day

Now updated with England’s utterly captivating victory, with extensive coverage of the 2019 event as it unfolded! Relive the history of cricket on the international stage through newspaper clippings in this personalised English Cricket book. With coverage beginning in 1905, this timeless piece of cricket memorabilia takes you back over a century, revisiting all the key moments from Lord’s, Edgbaston, The Oval and beyond, right up until the present day.

Despite the first record of an England national cricket team stretching back as far as 1739, success on the world stage has proven elusive for the most part. Often the bridesmaids, England have been runners-up at the Cricket World Cup three times, in 1979, 1987 and 1992, and in the ICC Champions Trophy in 2004 and 2013. Still, there have been some great moments along the way. In 1938, England hit 903 runs in a Test match against Australia, with 364 of them coming from Len Hutton, both records which stand to this day. The team’s highest One-Day tally came a lot more recently, as they went 444/3 from 50 overs against Pakistan in 2016. And in 2005, England registered perhaps their most famous Ashes victory, as Messrs Flintoff, Pietersen, Vaughan, Trescothick and Strauss, along with numerous others, combined to put an end to almost twenty years of Australian dominance.

Take a look at the contents to see which historic moments are captured.

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  • A4 Cover in Brown Leatherette – Any name can be embossed on the cover for £5.
  • A3 Cover in Brown Leatherette – Any name can be embossed on the cover for £5.
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310mm
cricket flat
380mm

See what our customers have to say

Rated 4.8 out of 5

based on 43 reviews

In The Book wouldn’t be here without its terrific customers. That’s why we care about what you have to say.

We’re an open book when it comes to feedback! So let us know how your experience was? From finding the book you were looking for to making it personal, every little detail is important, so we can learn and perfect your shopping experience for the next time you return!

ALAN LAKEYTrustpilot product review 5 star rating8 Apr 2021

Lovely Gift for Birthday Present

Mr and Mrs . CarnellTrustpilot product review 5 star rating30 Mar 2021

Very well presented and ideal for a cricket lover.

Clare HughesTrustpilot product review 5 star rating17 Jan 2021

Very interesting! I hope hubby likes it as he is a great cricket fan and has all the usual autobiographies etc but nothing like this!

Amanda BrownTrustpilot product review 5 star rating31 Dec 2020

Amazing book.Lovely gift for a cricket fan.

KDotTrustpilot product review 5 star rating24 Dec 2020

Lovely idea, easy to navigate the website. The price tiers for various extra features (like embossing or dedication) are a good touch, and delivery was fast and secure. Really love the product!

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Our customers rate us as Excellent

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Very happy with the book - our grandson will love it. Arrived quicker than expected which was great.

- The Nannies

Susan Draper Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 19 Oct 2021

Lovely book bought for grandaughter

Lovely book bought for grandaughter

customer Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 19 Oct 2021

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LOVE LOVE LOVE

Jan Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 18 Oct 2021

Ordered a black leather bound book of…

Ordered a black leather bound book of Formula One racing. A fabulous gift which looked very classy in its own beautiful box. So impressed, I have just ordered a football book of newspaper cuttings and debating which of the history books to order. Good value for money and a gift to treasure.

George Robertson Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 18 Oct 2021

Excellent service

Excellent service, book, packaging can't fault in any way thank you

Marie Mooney Trustpilot product review 3 star rating 18 Oct 2021

Thought childs name would have been…

Thought childs name would have been used more throughout story in the reading and also her picture shown more

  • In the Book Team 19 Oct 2021

    Thank you for your review.

    We are sorry you feel this way.

    On the product page for the item you have ordered, we do offer a flip through of the book so you are able to read the whole book from front to back. This confirms that the child’s name is on every page of the book, along with their name showing within the illustrations. This also confirms where the photo of the child will appear, along with example photos that we provide. We do apologise if this information was missed at the time of placing your order.

    As a gesture, we have applied a 10% discount to your order which will be refunded back onto your original payment method. We hope this will help towards rectify your dissatisfaction.

    Please do accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused.

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    The In The Book Team

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