18 JUNE 1948, Page 18

Sot,—Mr. Mallalieu writes that in 1902 Jessop hit 104 in

75 minutes. According to Mr. Neville Cardus, in his Autobiography, Jessop made 104 in 65 minutes, the last 54 of them in ten minutes. I imagine they are referring to the same :Test Match and I should like to know if anyone else remembers this phenomenal innings and can corroborate any of [Mr. Mallalieu sticks to his figures.---En., Spectator.]