I A. P. F. Chapman, the .lashing Engjlish left-handed batsman and wonderful I fieldsman, qualified for Kent ja-_ month. jHe will leave Berkshire, his native i county. ! After having occupied the position of I honorary secretary of tiie Victorian Cricket Association for nearly In year*. ]E. V.. Bean, who acted a- manager of i the Victorian team mi i-s recent tour 'of the Dominion, has handed in his resignation. Bean is a State selector, i and has passed many strenuous years, in tiie administration of tin- gam.-. He ; was one of those who doggedly fought 'for the creation of the present Australian 1 Board of Cricket Control, an institution 'which originally wns bitterly opposed iin many quarters and resulted in the ■defection of several star players. Details arc not available at the moment concerning the reason for Beau's resignation, but. probably the work which includes the management of a big building, ia too heavy for an honorary secretary to handle. L. H. Swan, who will be remembered as the manager of the last M.C.C. team to tour New Zealand, is back in England after a visit to South America. While there he met the old Etonian-Cantab., C. H. Gibson, a fine bowler of the M.C ('' team. Gibson said that he hoped to he in England next year when he may besoon in action against the Australians.
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Auckland Star, Auckland Star, Volume LVI, Issue 132, 6 June 1925
CRICKET. Auckland Star, Volume LVI, Issue 132, 6 June 1925
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