10% OFF Entire Site - Use Code SAVE10 - HURRY Must End Soon! Close
Home > Personalised Books for Adults > Personalised Father's Day Books > A Newspaper History of English Cricket: Personalised Book
Next day delivery available on orders placed before 11am Select Urgent delivery at checkout

A Newspaper History of English Cricket: Personalised Book

From £39.99

Trustpilot Rating 4.9 star rating 22 reviews Read Reviews
Next day delivery available on orders placed before 11am Select Urgent delivery at checkout
Cover

Embossing Choice:

Emboss the cover Make this gift truly personal by gold embossing the front cover
Next step
Name to be Embossed
(22)
Next step

Embossing Choice:

Emboss the cover Make this gift truly personal by gold embossing the front cover
Next step
Name to be Embossed
(22)
Next step
Name to Appear Make them feel special with a unique Label
(25)
Next step
Message to Appear Personalise the label further with a nice message
(30)
(30)
(30)
(30)
(30)
5 lines of text
Next step

Cover

Select a Cover
Next step

Giftbox:

Is this book a gift? Add a beautiful gift box
Next step
Finishing Touches
Product Description

You'll love this because...

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

  • Personalise with any name and message
  • Handbound hardback covers
  • Tabloid size editions with colour pages available from 2006 onwards
  • Option to present in a luxurious gift box
  • Incredible newspaper coverage from 1905 to the present day

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.

Your Personalised Cricket Memorabilia

Our sports books are available in a variety of covers, all of which can be customised accordingly. Each book features your recipient’s name and a special message of your choice printed on the opening title page in the form of a certificate. You can also emboss their name onto the front cover. Finally, a luxury gift box is available to complete the gift.

Check your personalisation: accents and other symbols cannot be used unless otherwise stated.

Sports Book Cover Options

As well as the black and white original reprinted reports, there is the option to include colour pages where available (for articles from 2006 onwards). Each book is skilfully hand-bound by an expert craftsman, in the hardback cover of your choice, and is printed on the highest quality gsm paper:

  • Brown Leatherette Cover – An elegant brown cover with black and white original reprinted pages. The recipient’s Name can be embossed on the cover for just £5 to finish off this unique keepsake.
  • Brown Leatherette Cover with Colour – An elegant brown cover with black and white original reprinted pages. The recipient’s Name can be embossed on the cover for just £5. This upgrade includes colour content (from 2006 onwards).
  • Luxury Leather Cover – Available in three leather covers; red, black and blue, the editions include colour content (from 2006 onwards), along with the original reprinted black and white content. The recipient’s Name is especially embossed on the cover for FREE.

Further Information

These fantastic books are Tabloid size editions (38 x 31 cm).

Our Personalised Sports Books are unofficial products and are in no way affiliated with any event unless specifically stated.

Delivery Information

You can check the delivery times for your location by choosing from the country options below.  Once you’ve chosen and personalised your gift, the actual delivery estimate will be shown during checkout. Every book is made to order, so the time to make, personalise and bind the book by hand is factored into the delivery time.

Select the location you would like to ship to:

Calculate shipping time for:
Royal Mail 48 £3.99 Delivery Between
Royal Mail 24 £4.99 Delivery Between
Urgent Signed For (Courier) £9.99 Delivery Between

28th May - 30th May
24th May - 29th May
24th May - 28th May

The delivery times shown here are ESTIMATED times only, and your actual delivery date will be calculated during checkout.

Order Tracking

Once you have placed your order you can track it via our Track my order facility. Just enter your details and track your parcel!

Product Reviews

See what our customers have to say

Rated 4.9 out of 5

based on 22 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 constantly researching new materials to create more personalised books, so what you think matters! Tell us your feedback. From finding the book you were looking for to how easy your chosen book was to personalise – every little detail is important, so we can perfect your shopping experience the next time you return!

edprcb68 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Thank you so much for the Cricket review book which I recently ordered from you.This was all very simple and easy to use on your webpage from start to finish and was delivered in a prompt manner.The item was purchased as a 50th birthday present and was a very unusual gift which has been gratefully received by the 'birthday boy'.I will be using your services again.

gobby Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Can only go by my previuous purchase of Man Utd book. THis order was for my sisters b/day and she does not open it until 26th

PleasedCustomer Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Bought for my brother's 60th Birthday and he's a fan ofcricket, facts&figures and history - fitted the bill perfectly. Really well presented and produced too. Very classy- he was thrilled!

EdLev Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

This is a gift for a 60th birthday of a long standing friend and cricket enthusiast. We grew up together in the 1960's and 70's enjoying playing cricket and this book provides a real heart beat to the international cricket during those years. I am sure he will enjoy it for many years to come. I stumbled across the gift almost by accident but it is just what I was searching for.

49er Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

book beautiully presented and delivered within 5 days of order, would reccommend this company for it's uniqueness

BT57 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Presented by my wife with the challenge of buying a 70th birthday present for someone who I rarely meet, but who I know loves cricket, I was not full of enthusiasm. Mr Google led me to this site and I bought an embossed version of this book and it looks great and came in bespoke packaging that ensured it was in perfect condition. Seeing the reports on the major cricket stories was really good, very much enhanced by being able to read adjoining articles which often added perspective and interest. Needless to say, the book went down extremely well with the recipient and won me major brownie points with my good lady. Result!

Lizzy12 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Fast service, good quality. Brought a smile to my otherwise glum brother's face on his 50th birthday

bigg2810 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Bought this lovely leather bound book with 100 years of cricket headlines.Will be an excellent birthday present for a true cricket lover and an ex cricket player.Would recommend to anyone to buy this idea of a present as there are other options depending on the persons passion.

TGally57 Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 29 August

This was a present for my boss who has everything a man could ever want or need. I was struggling to find something for his birthday & as he is a mad cricket fan this ticked all the boxes.

ironmac Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

I bought this for my friend I'd known since school days, who was celebrating his 80th birthday......and who insisted on NO PRESENTS. To say he was blown away by the book would be an under statement.....especially when he saw his name on the cover in gold block.As both of us played cricket together the book will give him many hours of happy reading, and will also remind him of events in the world of cricket that he had probably forgotten.

Testimonials

Our customers rate us as Excellent

Based on
1629 reviews

Brilliant idea

- Kevin

Antony Burdett-Clark (Lightbox Studios) Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 22 May

Good service, very fast turnaround but needs more accurate description.

Very fast turnaround, and easy to use service. The product size and description could have been clearer, as the book was a fair bit smaller than I expected, but otherwise it's great quality and will go down very well indeed.

Steve Woodman Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 22 May

Fabulous book

Fabulous book, my daughter is getting married soon, she was thrilled to receive it.

Ruth Micallef Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 22 May

Great personalised books

Nice products very professionally made. Highly recommended.

Petra Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 21 May

Quick and easy steps

Quick and easy steps, a beautiful product

Ollie Stevens Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 21 May

Absolutely amazing book

Absolutely amazing book. Such a good present.

Bosun.O Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 21 May

Great choice

Great choice

Kim carr Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 21 May

great service

great service. loved the book

jo petken Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 20 May

excellent idea for my super hero…

excellent idea for my super hero grandson easy to add messages and add a photo at the end they even give you ways of clipping the photo & previewing the result before confirmation is made

Meg Curtis Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 20 May

Wonderful service

Wonderful service, prompt and accurate.

Mike Harmson Trustpilot product review 1 star rating 18 May

I ordered a bible for my child's first…

I ordered a bible for my child's first Communion and paid extra to have it delivered before or on the 15th May. Her Communion was today, 18th and it never arrived ! Really annoyed about this service. If you want a special gift to arrive on time then choose another seller !

  • In the Book Team 22 May

    Thank you for your review.

    We are very sorry to hear that this has happened with your order.

    From looking into this we can see that you have been in contact with a member of the team to discuss this matter. Due to the location being non UK Mainland we know that this can take an extra 1-2 days for the delivery however due to the time this has been and not delivered we can only imagine this has sadly been lost in transit.

    Due to this happening we can see that you have been refunded in full for the order and the team have sent their sincere apologies as we know this was for a special occasion.

    Kind Regards,
    The In The Book Team

See Testimonials
x

Choose from Photos

Browse your albums until you find a picture you want to use

Select an album

Select a new photo

0 / 0 photos selected
Back to albums