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Celebrating 10 Years of the 5th Edition with New Products, Pricing and More

New Card Development

Celebrating 10 Years of the 5th Edition with New Products, Pricing and More

To mark the 10th Anniversary of the 5th Edition of Minden Playing Card Cricket, we are announcing new products, lower pricing for all Player Card sets, and free annual set updates for all current owners of the game and anyone who purchases it before the end of 2021. Moving forward our Player Cards sets will be priced in the following way: Series Sets - £3.50 Tour Packs - £4.50 Career Sets by Decade (Pre-2011) - £5.00 Career Sets by Year (2011 onwards) - Free Until the End of 2021, then priced at £4.00 from January 2022. Owners of the 5th Edition...

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A General Update and New Cards Coming

New Card Development

A General Update and New Cards Coming

Hi everyone, Been a while since I posted so I wanted to let you know that I am very close to releasing the Advanced Player Cards for Test Players for 2020-2018. I am going to include all Players for the past three years up until August 21 this year (that is just before the December 2020 two Test series between New Zealand and the West Indies). They will include players who have played 5 Tests or more in 2018, 2019 and 2020. As many of you will know, this is the first annual update in some time - actually since...

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Minden Playing Card Cricket Excel Assistant

Game Aid Rule Development

Minden Playing Card Cricket Excel Assistant

Greetings. The Minden Assistant is now available for download. Note, this is very much in beta at the moment and you download and use it at your own risk. That said, the latest version is stable and is a brilliant piece of work by Paul Caswell, a long time Minden Cricket fan. Almost all of the Advanced Rules have been implemented, and you are able to choose between the Basic and Advanced Game. The Helper keeps track of all the stats as you play, rolls dice, and flips cards!To use it you still need the Minden Playing Card Cricket game...

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A Century of Cricket Games

Game Collecting In The News

A Century of Cricket Games

If you're in London or visiting soon, the Minden Cricket team strongly suggests you get yourself down to Lords, the home of cricket, and visit the MCC Museum. 2017 sees the excellent "A Century of Cricket Games" exhibition enter its 2nd year. Cricket board game tragic, Darren Edwards (also the publisher of that fine cricket board game, Minden Playing Card Cricket) has provided his collection of cricket board games for long term loan to the MCC Museum and this forms that basis of the exhibition (making up 70% of all games on display). On your visit you will discover a wealth of...

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Neil Adcock, South African great fast bowler, passes away

Great Players In The News

Former South African great fast bowler, Neil Adcock, passed away yesterday (January 6). Adcock was one of the greats of the game and plied his trade during a period of superb fast bowlers. Reading through the many news reports on his passing last night, I particularly liked this quote in The Hindu from Cricket South Africa's acting chief executive, Jacquest Faul, who said: "Neil was one of the great fast bowlers during what was truly a golden era of fast bowling. At that time England had Trueman, Statham and Tyson; Australia had Lindwall, Miller and Davidson; and the West Indies had Hall and...

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