"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.

cricket 1814

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