Monday, 19 January 2015

Bowled out: How'zat!

From the Spectator Letters. Nice catch!
Bowled out
Sir: The recent correspondence on the subject of the fatal cricket accident which in 1751 prevented Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales, from succeeding his father George II as king in 1760, has failed to mention that this was the first known instance in cricket history of play stopping reign.
Tim RiceLondon SW13