1926: John Daniell captained Somerset cricket team for the last time, and soon after, played his last first-class match for the county.
Some years later, Daniell was watching a match at Taunton, when the bowler bowled a delivery that struck Frank Lee, the batsman, in the box.
“The box, you say. What namby-pamby nonsense is that?” Daniell spluttered.
A few minutes later, the same thing happened again. “What does he need a so-called box for?” Daniell thundered. “In my day, we hit fours with our private parts.”
Source: The Guardian, 12 January 2007