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Tony Howorth (born 20 March 1938) is an English retired cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman and leg-break bowler who played for Cambridgeshire. He was born in Whittlesey.
Howorth, who played club cricket with Peterborough, played in the Second XI Championship for Northamptonshire between 1961 and 1966.
Howorth played in miscellaneous matches for Huntingdonshire between 1966 and 1974. He made his Cambridgeshire debut against Huntingdonshire in 1975, and played for the team in competition until 1982.
Howorth made a single List A appearance for Cambridgeshire during the 1975 Gillette Cup campaign, against Northamptonshire. He scored 19 runs and took figures of 0-20 from four overs of bowling.
Northamptonshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales. It represents the historic county of Northamptonshire. Its limited overs team is called the Northants Steelbacks – a reference to the Northamptonshire Regiment which was formed in 1881. The name was supposedly a tribute to the soldiers' apparent indifference to the harsh discipline imposed by their officers. Founded in 1878, Northamptonshire (Northants) held minor status at first but was a prominent member of the early Minor Counties Championship during the 1890s. In 1905, the club joined the County Championship and was elevated to first-class status, since when the team have played in every top-level domestic cricket competition in England.
The Minor Counties are the cricketing counties of England and Wales that are not afforded first-class status. The game is administered by the Minor Counties Cricket Association which comes under the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). There are currently twenty teams in minor county cricket: nineteen representing historic counties of England, plus the Wales Minor Counties Cricket Club. Of the thirty-nine historic counties of England, seventeen have a first class county cricket team, nineteen have a minor county team, while Huntingdonshire, Rutland, and Westmorland have neither, due to their small population.
Sir Thomas Tresham was a British politician, soldier and administrator. He was the son of Sir William Tresham and his wife Isabel de Vaux, daughter of Sir William Vaux of Harrowden. Thomas's early advancement was due to his father's influence. In 1443 he and his father were appointed as stewards to the Duchy of Lancaster's estates in Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire, and by 1446 Thomas was serving as an esquire for Henry VI, being made an usher of the king's chamber in 1455. He was appointed a Justice of the Peace for Huntingdonshire in 1446, a position he held until 1459, and was returned to Parliament for Buckinghamshire in 1447 and Huntingdonshire in 1449. Despite the Tresham family's close links with the royal court they were also on good terms with Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and when he returned from Ireland in 1450 Tresham and his father went to greet him. Shortly after leaving home on 23 September they were attacked by a group of men involved in a property dispute with his father; William Tresham was killed, and Thomas was injured.
John Jacklin was an English cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler who played for Cambridgeshire. He was born in Cambridge.
Vincent Reed was an English cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-pace bowler who played for Cambridgeshire. He was born in Yelling.
Patrick Walter Holman was an English cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman who played for Cambridgeshire. He was born in Downham Market.
Gary George Whitbread was an English cricketer. He was a right-handed batman and wicket-keeper who played for Huntingdonshire. He was born in Huntingdon.
The 2003 Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy was an English county cricket tournament, held between 29 August 2002 and 30 August 2003. The competition was won by Gloucestershire who beat Worcestershire by 7 wickets at Lord's.
Huntingdonshire County Cricket Club is one of the county clubs which make up the minor counties in the English domestic cricket structure, representing the historic county of Huntingdonshire. The club does not currently compete in either the Minor Counties Championship or MCCA Knockout Trophy, but does play informal matches, typically against armed forces teams and county academies.
Ivor Parker was an English cricketer. He was a left-handed batsman and left-arm medium-fast bowler who played for Cambridgeshire. He was born in Hilton, Huntingdonshire.
Richard Peter Merriman was an English cricketer. Merriman was a right-handed batsman, a leg break bowler and occasionally played as a wicketkeeper.
The Avenue Sports Club Ground is a cricket ground in March, Cambridgeshire. The ground was established in 1939, when Cambridgeshire played Suffolk in the grounds first Minor Counties Championship match. From 1935 to the present day, it has hosted 69 Minor Counties matches.
Paul Aaron Swannell is a former English cricketer. Swannell was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break.
Nicholas Jack Adams is a former English first-class cricketer. Adams was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born at Bedford, Bedfordshire.
Adrian Mark Cade is a former English cricketer. Cade was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born at Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.
Robert John Rollins is a former English cricketer. Rollins was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace, but played primarily as a wicketkeeper.
Martin Graham Stephenson is a former English cricketer. Stephenson was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break. He was born at Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire.
Alan Mervyn Ponder is a former English cricketer. Ponder was a left-handed batsman who fielded as a wicket-keeper. He was born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.
David Henry John Baker is a former English cricketer. Baker was a right-handed batsman who bowled off break. He was born in Histon, Cambridgeshire.
David Harold Richardson Fairey is a former English cricketer. Fairey was a right-handed batsman who bowled left-arm medium-pace. Born in Linton, Cambridgeshire, he was also a field hockey player.