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People from Pudsey: Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Len Hutton, Ray Illingworth, Matthew Hoggard, Samuel Marsden, S. Francis Boys, Major Booth

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Published August 15th 2011
ISBN : 9781155638652
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34 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 33. Chapters: Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Len Hutton, Ray Illingworth, Matthew Hoggard, Samuel Marsden, S. FrancisMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 33. Chapters: Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Len Hutton, Ray Illingworth, Matthew Hoggard, Samuel Marsden, S. Francis Boys, Major Booth, Duncan Fearnley, Tom Taiwo, Walter Forrest, Gordon Cullen, Jack P. Shepherd, William Gaunt, Ryan Atkins, Richard Hutton, Jeannie Carson, Ernie Dixon, Christopher Gott, Charles Parsons Reichel, John Tunnicliffe, Benjamin Gott, Billy Sutcliffe, Harry Halliday, Irwin Grimshaw, Barney Colehan, John Nash, John Taylor, Saul Wade, Charles Grimshaw, Joseph Threapleton. Excerpt: Sir Leonard Hutton (23 June 1916 - 6 September 1990), commonly named Len Hutton, was an English Test cricketer, who played for Yorkshire County Cricket Club and England in the years around the Second World War as an opening batsman. He was described by Wisden Cricketers Almanack as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. In 1938, he set a record for the highest individual innings in a Test match, scoring 364 against Australia, which stood for nearly 20 years. In 1952, he became the first professional cricketer of the twentieth century to captain England in a Test match and under his captaincy England won the Ashes the following year for the first time in 19 years. In the years immediately following the war, he was the mainstay of the Test teams batting. Marked out as a potential star from his teenage years, Hutton made his debut for Yorkshire in 1934 and quickly established himself. He first played for England in 1937, and went on to break the Test innings record in only his sixth Test. By the time the war broke out, he had established himself as one of the leading batsmen in England. However, during the war, he received a serious injury to his arm and took a long time to recover and this affected his batting afterwards. When cricket resumed, Hutton again became one of Englands leading batsmen and by the time of Englan...