J. T. Hearne

J. T. Hearne

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Thomas Hearne (3 May 1867 - 17 April 1944) was a Middlesex and England medium-fast bowler. His aggregate of 3061 first-class wickets is the greatest for any bowler of medium pace or above, and his 257 wickets in 1896 is the tenth highest total on record. In 1891, 1896, 1898, 1904 and 1910 Hearne headed the first-class bowling averages. In his heyday he was a truly great bowler able to gain vigorous off-break from even the most docile wickets. Hearne was also able to vary his pace and bowl a fast ball that swerved at a time when the skill was not well known. He had a long run for the time and a classic, full-on, high action that gave him higher bounce on hard, very fast wickets than most bowlers of the 1890s.
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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134986879
  • 9786134986878