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Re: Who Am I?

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Sat Sep 01, 2018 2:19 pm

Charles Bannerman?
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby sussexpob » Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:14 pm

Arthur Crabtree wrote:Charles Bannerman?


He was an Aussie, wasnt he?
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby The Professor » Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:51 pm

2 . The First time I played at Lord's it was whilst representing my school.
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:52 pm

sussexpob wrote:
Arthur Crabtree wrote:Charles Bannerman?


He was an Aussie, wasnt he?


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Re: Who Am I?

Postby DiligentDefence » Sat Sep 01, 2018 5:51 pm

The Professor wrote:2 . The First time I played at Lord's it was whilst representing my school.

Public school then. Let's try Ivo Bligh.
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby The Professor » Sat Sep 01, 2018 6:07 pm

3. By profession he was a barrister.
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Sat Sep 01, 2018 6:15 pm

CB Fry?
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby sussexpob » Sat Sep 01, 2018 6:33 pm

George Lohmann? Maybe too late.

If its some random guy youve picked from 1883, then not sure how anyone is going to get it lol
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby The Professor » Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:00 pm

I'm starting to worry. I know of him but my confidence is waining.

This may sort things out.

4. I played in the first ever Ashes tour.
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby sussexpob » Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:20 pm

What we counting as ashes tours? Would it be 1884?

Alfred Shaw was England's first overseas captain. Other than that to mind I think Billy Gunn?

After that nothing springs toind other than lohmann
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby The Professor » Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:47 pm

I'm counting 82-83 as first tour.
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Re: Who Am I?

Postby sussexpob » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:09 pm

The first hattrick fell to someone that series. Antihero Billy, but can't remember for my life what his name was. Spofforth was a demon in the day, but he was an Aussie.

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Re: Who Am I?

Postby The Professor » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:33 pm

I made 240 appearances for Middlesex
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