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Caldicot Male Voice Choir » PRESS RELEASES 2012
The Choir were greeted by the charming Dr. Andrew Hignell, who is the Official Historian, match day Scorer and Public Address announcer at Glamorgan County Cricket Club.
The choristers were escorted to the Members' Lounge, where light refreshments were served whilst Dr. Hignell regaled the Choir with an entertaining presentation on the history of Glamorgan cricket.
Dorset Cricket Society
Dr Andrew Hignell
is the scorer, announcer and match manager at Glamorgan
He was formerly a geography teacher.
Combining all of these talents he
managed to amuse and educate us about cricket and it's dreaded nemesis - rain.
After a quick introduction to the type of air masses which we get in this country, he
showed in pictures and figures what happens when these air masses meet.
Some counties lost as much as four complete matches of game time in the county championship, particularly those in the west of the country.
predicted, with reasons, why he
felt that abnormal weather events were likely to increase in the future and came up with a number of solutions to minimise the problem: indoor T20 matches, more flexible playing hours and 'pools' of ground-drying equipment which could be available at any ground hosting a match were some ideas.
In all, an educational and thought-provoking afternoon.
Now a new book, "Lucky" Jim ...
Now a new book, "Lucky" Jim Pleass : The Memoirs of Glamorgan's 1948 Championship Winner written by Glamorgan archivist Andrew Hignell tells the astonishing story of a Welsh hero both on and off the sports pitch.
"Lucky" Jim Pleass: The Memoirs of Glamorgan's
1948 Championship Winner by Andrew Hignell
(St David's Press, £14.99) is out now.
Prolific cricket author and statistician, Dr Andrew Hignell has been the Glamorgan 1st XI scorer since 1982.
A self-confessed cricket addict, he left his post as Head of Humanities and Geography at Wells Cathedral school in 2005 to take up his present role as full-time archivist at Glamorgan Cricket.
The overall project was conceived and ...
The overall project was conceived and produced by CC4, with the pedagogic input being overseen by Dr Andrew Hignell of Glamorgan Cricket.