James Coldham

James Coldham is a member of the Cricket Society and of the Association of Cricket Statisticians, and the biographer of Lord Hawke and F. S. Jackson.


F.S. Jackson, A Cricketing Biography (1989)Edit

  • Cricket at the highest level has never been simply a demonstration of sporting excellence; it has always been about winning and losing.
  • Cricket was not merely a game - a great and noble game. It was the embodiment of everything that was best in the British, it was something above politics, a bridge that crossed the divides separating the races.
  • Once in a blue moon a captain imposes his influence not just upon his opponents, but on a generation of cricketers, by the sheer force of his personality.

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