Daniel Seaton

Daniel Seaton

Daniel Seaton is a writer and PhD candidate in history at the University of Sydney. His writing has featured in publications like The Wisden Cricket Quarterly (known as The Nightwatchman) and Overland.

Daniel Seaton reviews 'Archie Jackson: Cricket’s tragic genius' by David Frith

January–February 2021, no. 428 17 December 2020
Daniel Seaton reviews 'Archie Jackson: Cricket’s tragic genius' by David Frith
David Frith’s slim biography of Archie Jackson reflects his subject’s tragically short life. When Jackson made his Test match début for Australia at Adelaide in the 1928–29 Ashes series, scoring an eye-catching 164, it was he, rather than the young Don Bradman, who instilled the most excitement in this country’s cricket-loving public. When Jackson was included in the 1930 tour of England, ... (read more)