Category Archive: International (beyond Australia)

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Story & photos by John Menzies I saw some extraordinary Australian football here in Halifax in the beautiful province of Nova Scotia, Canada, where my wife and I now live. It was a… Continue reading

Saint-Petersburg, Russia

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Recently we received exciting news from Russia. The St Petersburg Cats have their first scoreboard. The Cats play in a nine-a-side competition playing on a pitch at Forestry Technical University or, as you… Continue reading

Mumbai, India – PJ Hindu Gymkhana

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Photos by Greg Harper The PJ Hindu Gymkhana Ground is a multi-purpose ground in Marine Drive, Mumbai, Marashtra. It dates back to at least 1894. The scoreboard may not be of quite that… Continue reading

The Commentators, 7” vinyl 45, The Oval, Surrey, England

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In 1985 Paul Hardcastle had a bit of a hit in England  with a Vietnam War song called 19. This was two years after Redgum’s I Was Only Nineteen.

Wellington, New Zealand, 1950-51

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Look closely, very closely, and you may spy not only famous cricket names on the scoreboards, such as Bailey, Edrich and Hadlee, but the scoreboard attendants themselves: one seated to the left, one… Continue reading

Dacca, Pakistan, 1959-60

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The things you find while cleaning up around the house in that lull between Christmas and New Year. (Part 3). You can just make out the words ‘Pakistan’ and ‘Australia’ on the scoreboard,… Continue reading

Old Trafford, England, 1912

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The things you find while cleaning up around the house in that lull between Christmas and New Year. (Part 2). These images are  from The Illustrated History of Test Cricket, The First Century… Continue reading

Anywhere in England, 1980

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The things you come across when you’re tidying up the house during that lull between Christmas and New Year. This article about how to read an English scoreboard was part of a four-page… Continue reading