History of Hathern cricket
"On the village green" is an article by Phil Spencer that describes the history of Hathern's famous cricket club, including Frederick Randon who clean bowled the legendary W.G.Grace in 2 successive innings. At the end of the article is a description of the feat achieved by David Brown in taking all 10 wickets in an innings. David, who was a talented cricketer and footballer, now lives in Australia near Sidney.
Below is the match that is probably the first played by Hathern cricketers.