June 23, 1923

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

First published in News Watford Observer: Photograph of the Author by , Nostalgia Editor

There was a curious incident in the match between Chesham and Wycombe on the former’s ground on Saturday.

A batsman returned a ball with great force, it struck a player’s arm, bounced off, hit the umpire’s hand and then dropped into the pocket of his white jacket. A four was claimed and given.

[From the Watford Observer of June 23, 1923]

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