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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 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.

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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.

310mm
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380mm

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Rated 4.8 out of 5

based on 34 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!

S Stewart Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 5 December

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 November

Received quickly. Stunning book for cricket lovers.

Hilda Pearce Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 5 November

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

Lesley Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 24 September

Quick service. Ideal present for cricket fan.

Sharon Hilton Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 5 September

Nice gift for someone difficult to buy for, overall good quality although due to some very old newspaper print some pages better than others

vita Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 26 August

Quite pricey, but worth getting for special occasion. Personalised messages makes it even more special. My husband loves cricket and he said it was the best present ever!

Mrs Susan cooke Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 23 August

Disappointed that the text on front cover was off centre. Pleased with overall book though.

Beccy Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 21 August

Excellent product

Roger Bird Trustpilot product review 3 star rating 20 August

Quick delivery, but name would be better printed on page, not a label. Paper of average quality.

  • In the Book Team 21 August

    Thank you for your review.

    We are pleased to hear that the order arrived to you in a good time frame!

    Our apologies for any disappointment with the certificate label, these are used with the Book just incase any mistakes happen the certificate label can be removed as this is easy peel without leaving any residue or ripping the page and a replacement can be inserted.

    Your feedback will be passed onto our team as we appreciate you taking your time to review the item received.

    If you require any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact us on 0330 058 0403 or contact@inthebook.com

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    The In The Book Team

Mrs Suzanne Rollinson Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 20 August

Fantastic gift, would recommend to anyone

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Theresa Fitzgerald Trustpilot product review 2 star rating 8 December

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The book looks much bigger in the advert, it is actually quite slim. Secondly, the label mentioning who the gift is for has been applied crookedly! Haven’t got time to return it and get a replacement before Christmas. Very disappointed.

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