"How the Ashes nearly came to Cardiff in 1905" is the title of the final talk in the popular series of winter events in the CC4 Museum of Welsh Cricket at Glamorgan's headquarters, with the Club's Archivist Andrew Hignell speaking on Thursday, March 5th at 7.30pm and explaining the fascinating events from over one hundred years ago that almost saw Test cricket staged in Wales in 1905.
The 1981 Ashes at Headingley is rightfully known as Botham's Test, after the stirring way in which the ebullient Somerset all-round led an England fight-back after they had been forced to follow-on, with his stirring hundred laying the foundation of a dramatic turnaround in the fortunes of both the game and the series, as England won at Headingley, before regaining the Ashes.
Match tickets for the 1st Investec Ashes Test Match at the SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff, (8th - 12th July 2015) are on general sale from Wednesday 10th September 2014. Call 0843 5070 488 or click below to buy online.
Glamorgan Cricket is delighted to announce a series of exciting and innovative educational activities involving pupils from schools across Wales ahead of the Ashes Test Match which will be held at the SWALEC Stadium between July 8th and 12th.
Museum of Welsh Cricket
Find out more about the award-winning CC4 Museum of Welsh Cricket at Glamorgan's headquarters, the SWALEC Stadium