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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James "Jim" Charles Laker was a cricketer who played for England in the 1950s, known for "Laker's match" in 1956 at Old Trafford, when he took nineteen Cricketers in England's victory against Australia. He played 46 Test matches between 1948 and 1959, taking 193 wickets with a Cricketers average of 21.24; in all first-class matches he took 1,944 wickets at 18.41. Born in Frizinghall, Bradford, Yorkshire, he was known as an elegant off-spin bowler. He Cricketers performed well against Australian cricket Cricketers, and formed a successful partnership with Tony Lock, a left-arm orthodox spinner. He was also part of the Surrey side that dominated the county championship with seven consecutive titles from 1952 to 1958. He was selected as one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1952. Laker was brought up by his aunts in Saltaire
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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • United States
  • English
  • Aufl.
  • 6138323149
  • 9786138323143