Jack Blackham

Jack Blackham

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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 McCarthy Blackham was a Test cricketer who played for Victoria and Australia. A specialist wicket-keeper, Blackham played in the first Test match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in March 1877 and the famous Ashes Test match of 1882. Such was his skill in the position that he revolutionised the art of wicket-keeping and was known as the "prince of wicket-keepers." Late in his career, he captained the Australian team. Blackham was born in the inner-Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy North, the son of newsagent Frederick Kane Blackham and his wife Lucinda. Blackham became a bank clerk, and held a position in the Colonial Bank of Australasia for many yearsshow more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135908715
  • 9786135908718