The following notable international cricketing personalities are known to have visited the Arns at least once during years gone by either as players or as interested spectators. They are listed in NO particular order and the list may well be far from exhaustive! Updates may well follow as further evidence emerges.
So if your name isn't here and you have visited our hallowed ground accept our apology and let us know the when and how.
JOHN ARLOTT - Guest speaker at the annual dinner in the Station Hotel in 1951, broadcast on BBC radio.
W.R. HAMMOND - ENGLAND
F.R.BROWN - ENGLAND
T.G.EVANS – ENGLAND
S.G.BARNES – AUSTRALIA
J.MCGLEW – SOUTH AFRICA
INTIKHAB ALAM – PAKISTAN
OMAR HENRY – SOUTH AFRICA
SIR LEARIE CONSTANTINE – WEST INDIES
SIR FRANK WORRELL – WEST INDIES
ROHAN KANHAI – WEST INDIES
CARL HOOPER – WEST INDIES
ANDREW HILDITCH – AUSTRALIA
STEVE BERNARD – Australian tour manager for many years.
LALCHAND RAJPUT – INDIA
ASHOK MALHOTRA – INDIA CCCC Pro in 1998
BRUCE YARDLEY – AUSTRALIA
MORNE VAN WYK – SOUTH AFRICA CCCC Pro in 2002
SAJID ALI – PAKISTAN
SHAHID ANWAR – PAKISTAN CCCC Pro in 1992-3
DOUGLAS R. BROWN – CCCC, SCOTLAND, WARWICKSHIRE & ENGLAND
NICK KNIGHT – ENGLAND
JIM TROUGHTON – ENGLAND
JONATHAN TROTT – ENGLAND
ALEX LOUDON – ENGLAND
CLAIRMONTE DEPEIAZA – WEST INDIES
DAVID EVANS – Umpire during 1981 Ashes series among others.
H.D.”DICKIE” BIRD – Interviewed for the post of CCCC professional for 1965. No professional was actually appointed until 1980!!!
TREVOR PENNEY – WARWICKSHIRE, coaching assistant to England and Sri Lanka.
PETER RICHARDSON – ENGLAND
GAMINI GOONESENA – SRI LANKA (CEYLON) England and Sri Lanka.
A H KARDAR - India (before partition) & Pakistan (after)
E ACHONG - West Indies . The originator of the "chinaman" bowling delivery.
W WATSON - Yorkshire & England