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Welcome to the new website for rickeyrecricket.com

I am rebuilding the website into a collection of all my thoughts and observations on cricket over the years, as well some new work. There’s a lot of archival material still to be added. Today In Cricket History is currently off-line but I intend to bring that back with a fresh look in the future.

As always, the best place to catch up with me is on Twitter at @rickeyrecricket. If you have the Telegram messaging app (and I highly recommend it), I have a read-only news channel at @rickeyrecricket and feel free to catch up with me there at @rickeyre.

I also have a page on Facebook and on Instagram

See you soon
Rick

 

 

 

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Much of my bloggage and other material, some dating back to 1996. (While I am rebuilding my website, much material prior to 2015 can be found here.) Please use the Categories, Archives and Search facilities and take a look around.

Yesterday’s Papers Today: the Adelaide Test 1932-33

Third Test, Adelaide, January 13-19 1933: England 341 and 412, Australia 222 and 193. England won by 338 runs. One of the most infamous Test matches in the history of contests between Australia and England began on Friday the Thirteenth of January 1933. The timeless Test ended the following Thursday in a decisive England victory …

Yesterday’s papers today: the Brisbane Test of 1950-51

First Test, Brisbane, December 1-5 1950: Australia 228 & 7/32 dec, England 7/68 dec & 122. Australia won by 70 runs. But first, an assurance by England captain Freddie Brown that all is well in the touring party:

Yesterday’s papers today: Broadcasting the Ashes 1928 1932

Broadcasting the Ashes of 1928-29 and 1932-33 – some clippings from the newspapers of the time as preserved by Trove, the glorious digital archive hosted by the National Library of Australia: Broadcast arrangements for the Brisbane Test for Melbourne listeners. #Ashes1928 https://t.co/ZXcAC9RiU2 — Rick Eyre on cricket (@rickeyrecricket) November 21, 2017

About

Rick Eyre has been following cricket for more than 45 years, and has been writing about the sport on online social media and throughrickeyre_20120117 his own website since 1994. One of a group of people internationally who built Cricinfo (now ESPNCricinfo) into the world’s dominant cricket website in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Rick was one of its first full-time staff members and its first editor.

Rick’s online feature. Today In Cricket History, was created in 1992 and published as a paperback in 2009. It was the initial basis of Rick’s cricket website which was first created in December 1994.

Rick has written about cricket for sporting websites including Crikey, The Roar and iSportconnect, and has taken part in media interviews ranging from Australian community radio through to the BBC. He operated a website specialising in women’s cricket news, cricketwoman.com, in the early 2000s. In 2005 he created the first podcast specialising in cricket, “The Net Sessions”. Rick was featured in the 2006 Wisden Almanack report on cricket on the internet.

Today Rick actively talks about cricket through his blog and his Twitter account @rickeyrecricket. He is developing an advocacy project relating to humanitarian programs involving sport, including cricket.

Rick is available for paid writing and research work. He lives in Sydney on land traditionally owned by the Wangal people of the Eora nation. He follows the Sydney Thunder and New South Wales women’s and men’s cricket teams.

Much of Rick’s by-lined work for Cricinfo can be seen here.

Rick was interviewed for the website Bettingrunner.com in April 2016.

Contact details for media or business enquiries can be found here.