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Alma “Champ” Hunt: King Cricket
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Alma “Champ” Hunt: King Cricket

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the May 1976 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  In 1933 the only way to get from Bermuda to Jamaica was by sea, so the young Bermudian whose 21st birthday present was an invitation to try out for the West Indies cricket team, had no alternative but to hop on the next "slow boat". One can only imagine his feelings as the steamer…


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Enjoy Bermuda Cricket Culture at this Year’s Eastern Counties Annual Classic

In addition to Cup Match, Bermudians also enjoy annual county cricket games. Enjoyed on a smaller-scale, county games include the same food, fun and festivities as Cup Match, and yes, that includes Crown & Anchor too! Here’s everything you need…


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Betting on Crown & Anchor

Crown and Anchor is as important to Cup Match as the game of cricket itself. I must have been near six years old when I was properly introduced to the game. My father coached me as he dragged me along…


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The Rose Buds vs. The Gaiety Girls: Bermuda Women of Cricket

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the June 2003 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. When it comes to cricket, it’s a man’s world, right? Be careful in jumping…


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5 Bermudian Dishes (With Recipes!) to Enjoy Over Cup Match

According to veteran Cup Match food vendor and legend St. David’s Islander, the late Dolly Pitcher, “People go to Cup Match for four reasons - the food, Crown & Anchor, drinking and (after a long pause) the cricket.” Here are…

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QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Our Cup Match History?

Put your knowledge to the test and show us how much you know about the history of Cup Match. Share on social media and tell us how you did! [ss-promo op_id="814146" op_guid="eb7cbb8b-1c7d-47d0-937b-2c0841911590" routing="hash"] Read more from HSBC Bermuda’s Cup Match…