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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. 

  • Personalise with any Name and Message 
  • Handbound hardback covers
  • A4 and A3 editions available with colour pages from 2006 onwards
  • Option to present in a luxurious gift box
  • 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.

Your Personalised Cricket Book

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.

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Along with the black and white reprinted reports, all editions include colour pages, where available from 2006 onwards:

  • 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.
  • A3 Cover in Black Luxury Leather – Any name is embossed on the cover for FREE.

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

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🌲 Our books are made from responsibly sourced paper from FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified paper manufacturers. 🌎

310mm
cricket flat
380mm

See what our customers have to say

Rated 4.8 out of 5

based on 41 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!

Clare Hughes Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 17 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 Brown Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 31 Dec 2020

Amazing book.Lovely gift for a cricket fan.

KDot Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 24 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!

Peter Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 9 Oct 2020

Wonderful present

Kim Marshall Trustpilot product review 2 star rating 21 Jun 2020

Very disappointed with the detail and text size. It’s not a cheap item and is a lovely idea of a gift but let down by the presentation of it. Text is so small that a magnifying glass is needed if you don’t have excellent vision. Would have been helpful to have something to advise this if purchasing the A4. The book was just short of £60 and was bought as a gift and for that price I just expected more. If you do purchase it choose the A3 and hopefully it will have better detail taken. Gift box had air bubbles around the edge where it hasn’t stuck properly and the corners on the book itself were a bit messy.

  • In the Book Team 23 Jun 2020

    Thank you for your review.

    We are so sorry to hear this.

    As these books are made up of the Daily Mirror newspaper, this newspaper is a tabloid size, which is A3. To make the A4 size, we have to shrink down the newspaper to an A4 size which does make the text smaller than how it would have been originally printed.

    We are not able to locate any communication to our Customer Service Team in regards to the quality of the product you have received. We have therefore passed your order to our Customer Service Team who will request some photos showing the issues you have raised and they will be able to look into this further for you.

    Once again, please do accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused.

    If you need to contact the customer service team, please do on 0330 058 0403 or [email protected]

    Kind Regards,
    The In The Book Team

Valued Customer Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 19 May 2020

Great product

Laura Janes Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 16 Dec 2019

Good quality and really nicely put together. A really lovely gift.

S Stewart Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 5 Dec 2019

I bought this for a hard to buy for son-in-law. It arrived in good time, it was well packaged and I'm pleased with the quality. Although it's not a read from cover to cover book, I think he will be interested to flick through. I found the adverts in the newspapers very interesting, and quite nostalgic.

Kal Knell Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 25 Nov 2019

Received quickly. Stunning book for cricket lovers.

Hilda Pearce Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 5 Nov 2019

very good value, very pleased with the service all round.

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This was a birthday present and my partner was very happy

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Ruth G Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 3 Mar 2021

A great gift for my Everton mad fiancé

A great gift for my Everton mad fiancé. He loved looking down memory lane via the newspaper cuttings and remembering being there. He also loved the personalisation it made it an even more special gift. Well worth the money and not overly expensive.

Linda Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 3 Mar 2021

Beautiful book which will be treasured…

Beautiful book which will be treasured for many years.

Carole Hayes Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 3 Mar 2021

a lovely gift

What a lovely gift for a new little grandson, family delighted with it.

Doris Williams Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 3 Mar 2021

Really quick delivery and a beautiful …

Really quick delivery and a beautiful book as for 80th present not knowing what to buy this is so usual and brilliant gold writing so pleased with it !!

Charlie Cartmel Trustpilot product review 2 star rating 3 Mar 2021

Late delivery

The book was bought as a Birthday Present with the scheduled delivery period covering the date although one day delay would have been acceptable. It actually took 8 days to arrive, 4 days later than expected. The tracking only said it was despatched by Royal Mail 24 and gave no further information. It was not specifically the responsibility of In The Book, however the use of Royal Mail is a negative.

Sonia Curtis Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 3 Mar 2021

A beautiful book which the recipient…

A beautiful book which the recipient absolutely adores.

D H Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 3 Mar 2021

Book arrived promptly

Book arrived promptly, great presentation and good quality inside

Tasnim Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 2 Mar 2021

So happy with my purchase

So happy with my purchase! I bought two books for my twin nieces birthday and I’m sure they will absolutely love it! Can’t wait to gift it to them soon. Love the fact that you can add a special touch with being able to personalise the books! And very fast delivery.

Kim Hughes Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 2 Mar 2021

Thank you so much for our book

Thank you so much for our book. Bill was extremely happy with it.

Shirley Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 1 Mar 2021

Great keepsake book

Great keepsake book, lovely quality and delivery quick 😀

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