Category Archive: International (beyond Australia)

Frontier scoreboard – Jalalabad, Afghanistan

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This photo was part of Tricky wicket, a feature story by Claire Stewart  in Good Weekend magazine on April 5 2014 about cricket in Afghanistan. The well-rugged up scoreboard attendant is keeping his… Continue reading

Woodingley Girls School, England and Cowzat

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Okay, so it’s not easy to see, let alone read, the scoreboard. It looks like Melfort Girls School is five for 65.  These illustrations are from Schoolgirl Stories, published about 60 years ago… Continue reading

Anjalay Stadium, Belle Vue, Mauritius

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Anjalay is the home of Pamplemousses* SC, Arsenal Wanderers (formed 1885)and AS Riviere du Rempe. It’s mainly a soccer venue but is used for many sports – including motor racing in the surrounding… Continue reading

Calcutta 1967, Bombay 1969, Leeds 1970

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The scoreboard at Eden Gardens Calcutta (now known as Kolkata) might have been a relatively safe spot when tensions flared during a Test match in January 1967 between India and the West Indies.… Continue reading

Humber College South, Toronto, Canada

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The Footy Almanac recently ran a story by Rob Chanter about Australian Rules football  in Toronto. Rob, a North Melbourne fan living in Canada, watched a game between his local team, the Broadview… Continue reading