Who Am I?

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Re: Who Am I?

Postby The Professor » Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:42 pm

I was the first player from my area to represent my country.
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:46 pm

Darren Sammy!
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby The Professor » Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:26 pm

Three points to AC

DD - 3
Ac -3
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby The Professor » Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:27 pm

Clue One - I am a left handed bowler born in 1909
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby DiligentDefence » Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:30 pm

Bill Voce?
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby sussexpob » Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:39 pm

DiligentDefence wrote:Bill Voce?


Likely the right one. Only other I can think of from that era was the lad who died in the war, Hedley Verity.
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby The Professor » Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:44 pm

Boom....5 points for Sussex.

Sussex 5
DD - 3
Ac -3
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby The Professor » Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:44 pm

Clue One - I was a captain of the England Cricket Team.
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:49 pm

Raymond Illingworth!
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby The Professor » Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:50 pm

Clue Two: I captained the team to 18 Test victories.
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:52 pm

Just been writing about Mike Brearley. I'll try him.
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby sussexpob » Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:52 pm

hussain?
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby The Professor » Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:06 pm

Arthur Crabtree wrote:Just been writing about Mike Brearley. I'll try him.


Correct for 4 points

Ac - 7
Sussex 5
DD - 3
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby sussexpob » Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:09 pm

Ill try one.....

I was born in apartheid era South Africa, but would represent another country in international cricket, as a right arm batter and right arm pacer of considerable pace.
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:34 pm

Can't think of anyone and no one else has guessed so I'll go for Ian Greig, to get another clue.
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