Chiltern Society PhotoGroup

Peppard Common has its own cricket ground
Author: C Ormonde
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  • Richard Bradbury - Thursday 17 September 2020 19:14
    I don’t know Peppard Common, but I’m a cricket fan and a village cricket match is surely one of the most iconic features of an English summer. As a teenager, I sometimes stood in as scorer for Berkhamsted Cricket Club; my godfather opened the batting for them, and I particularly enjoyed going with him to away games, some of which took place on Chiltern commons. I like the dynamism of this photograph, and the way the players stand out against the verdant background. As I look at it, I wonder what the outcome of the delivery was. My money’s on the bowler…