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Constantine, Learie Nicholas, Baron (1902–1971)

Edited by Market House Books.

in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Biographical Studies. 366 words.

West Indian cricket all-rounder, generally considered to have been the greatest fielder in the history of the game. After retiring from cricket he became a distinguished politician and...

Barnes, Sydney Francis (1873–1967)

Edited by Market House Books.

in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Biographical Studies. 187 words.

England cricketer, often regarded as the finest test bowler in the long history of cricket. He chose to play relatively little first-class cricket: in only 27 test appearances he took a...

Larwood, Harold (1904–1995)

Edited by Market House Books.

in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Biographical Studies. 194 words.

Nottinghamshire and England cricketer who was the central figure in the controversy over bodyline bowling during the 1932–33 tour of Australia. During his cricketing career he took ...

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Compton, Denis Charles Scott (1918–1997)

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in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Biographical Studies. 192 words.

Middlesex and England cricketer, who played 78 times for his country. An excellent all-rounder, he made 123 centuries in first-class cricket....

Bradman, Sir Donald George (1908–2001)

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in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Biographical Studies. 227 words.

Australian cricket captain and leading batsman of the 1930s and 1940s. He never lost a test series for his country and was knighted (...

Richards, Viv (1952– )

Edited by Market House Books.

in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Biographical Studies. 141 words.

West Indian cricketer and test captain regarded as one of the best batsmen in recent cricket history.

Born at St John's, Antigua, he made his debut for Leeward Islands in ...

Lara, Brian Charles (1969– )

Edited by Market House Books.

in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); Biographical Studies. 253 words.

Trinidadian cricketer who set new world batting records.

Born at Santa Cruz, Trinidad, Lara was playing cricket by the age of six and was also selected to play soccer for...