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Richard Heller

Richard Heller

Richard Heller is an author at ScoreLine and has written numerous cricket articles published at ScoreLine.org. Richard Heller and English author and Journalist. He is an author with Peter Oborne of WHITE ON GREEN celebrating the drama of cricket in Pakistan, still trying to play cricket in the sunset of a career which never really had a dawn. He also wrote two cricket novels ‘A TALE OF TEN WICKETS’ and ‘THE NETWORK’. Frequent visitor to Pakistan where he has contributed to various media You can connect him on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter

Contributions

Cricket and the Spanish Influenza Pandemic

From 1918 to 1920 the world was hit by the so-called Spanish flu pandemic. In three waves, it killed at …

A Tribute To The Truly Great

I am now in the twilight of a long cricket career which never really had a dawn. But I have …

Cricket and the power of fantasy

As I write these lines, hundreds of thousands of English bowlers are dreaming that they, and they alone, know the …

Twenty overs an hour? In your dreams

Younger generations of cricket spectators react with incredulity when I tell them that I expected to see 20 overs an …

J E P McMaster: Cricketing Hero Of Zero

At the time of writing, 687 players have represented England in 1004 Test Matches since 1877. (By comparison, Pakistan have …

Ringing bell at Lords

There is a tradition at the Lord’s ground for a distinguished visitor to ring the large silver bell outside the …

A Grounded Man

After all but a half-century of service, one of the most important figures in English cricket has retired. Mick Hunt …

Winning A Test Match Against Terrorism

A spring Sunday afternoon in Birmingham. The Forward Drive cricket academy, housed in a converted garage not far from the …

Is this the end of the Chinaman?

The new edition of Wisden Cricketers Almanack has removed the term “chinaman” for a slow-left arm wrist spinner. A spokesman …

Cricket’s ultimate secret: the power of turning up

In my late sixties, and in the sunset of a cricket career which never really had a dawn, I have …