Roger Seymour

Cricket’s Prince Charming

Part II Winchester – Sussex – Oxford In his final season at Winches-ter, The Noob erased the former England Captain (in the infamous Bodyline series) Douglas Jardine’s forty year old batting records, which had previously been considered untouchable,  of 997 runs in a season at an average of 66.46, by compiling 1068 runs at 71.20 per innings. 

The Southampton Incident

In this week’s edition of In Search of West Indies cricket, Roger Seymour looks at a seemingly minor incident that occurred during a game against a county side, early on the 1973 Tour of England.

A man of faith

West Indies Skipper Jackie Grant (Part II)

Saturday, March 1, 2031, Bridgetown, Barbados. Good bye to Test cricket Lindsay Geddes Grant: “Jackie was sitting on top of the world.

The Net Session

In this week’s edition of In Search of West Indies Cricket, Roger Seymour looks at a routine event that occurred before a Test match.

The Abandoned Tour

Cricket and U-boats in the Atlantic

In this week’s edition of In Search of West Indies Cricket, Roger Seymour looks at events that took place 77 years ago this month.

The last stand

In this week’s edition of In Search of West Indies Cricket Roger Seymour looks at the forgotten scoreboard from the 1981 Shell Shield Match between Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana.

The Test that never was

In this week’s edition of In Search of West Indies Cricket, Roger Seymour takes an initial look at the controversial subject of apartheid and cricket.

Lost in the shuffle

In this week’s edition of In Search of West Indies Cricket, Roger Seymour examines the phenomenon elite batsmen experience, the euphoric sensation, where runs just seem to gush out of their bats for an extended period of time.

Who won the 1975 Shell Shield?

- ask Tanti Merle!

In this week’s edition of In Search Of West Indies Cricket Roger Seymour looks at the forgotten scoreboard of the 1975 Shell Shield Match between Trinidad & Tobago and the Combined Islands.

Standing up to the MCC

In this week’s edition of In Search of West Indies Cricket, Roger Seymour fuses fact with fiction to compose a diary of wicketkeeper Cyril Christiani’s participation in the 1935 Series against England.

Renaissance at the Oval

In this week’s edition of In Search of West Indies Cricket, Roger Seymour looks at the forgotten scoreboard of the 1973 Test Match at The Oval.

In the Heart of the Sea, the 3-D film directed by Ron Howard and released in December 2015, is an interpretation of Herman Melville’s classic novel, Moby Dick.