Check this Score Card.. 1899

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  1. rizaaj

    rizaaj Forum Leader

    http://www.cricinfo.com/link_to_dat...L/OTHERS/CLARKES_NORTH-TOWN_22-28JUN1899.html

    have a look and say what kinda game this was?

    # Junior house match at Clifton College
    # AEJ Collins innings is the highest known in any form of cricket
    # beat AE Stoddart (485 for Hampstead v Stoics in 1886)
    # Collins 628* in 6 hours 50 minutes, 1 x 6, 4 x 5, 31 x 4, 33 x 3, 146 x 2.
    # not first-class
    # Collins was dropped on 80, 100, 140, 556 and 612
    # Collins was 13 years-old at the time
     
  2. metal_fan69

    metal_fan69 To Live Is To Die

    Ahh.. some 4-5 days long boaring Cricket Test Match.. :yawn:
     
  3. bjr

    bjr Lady of the Evening


    and here, ladies and gentleman, is a cricket fan.
     
  4. sridhar11_2

    sridhar11_2 Instrumental guitarist

    Did anyone notice that if you add the runs given by all the bowlers in the 1st innings it comes to less than 700 but they managed to score 800+
     
  5. rizaaj

    rizaaj Forum Leader

    yea.. the bowlers and extras make upto 718..

    i guess this pal Collins might me rich lad.. who asked his maids and butlers to play wid him on the roof.. watsay?
     
  6. nabzy

    nabzy New Member

    i guess ppl back then didnt know how to count....:p:
     

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