The editor warned of things to come, with the growth of cricket likely to cause an increase in prices. Meanwhile, Pakistan pulled off a shock win at The Oval, which made them the only side to win a Test on their first tour of England - they were initially thought to be "no better than average county standard". Plum Warner, at the age of 82, offered his "twilight reflections", while Neville Cardus looked back at England v South Africa tussles before the summer series, describing South Africa's entrance to the international scene as "almost with the rude violence of a gate-crasher". Warren Bardsley, the former Australian captain who played 41 Tests, died.
Editor Norman Preston
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Notes by the Editor
South Africa offer serious challenge
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