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Galento

Posted 03 September 2014 - 04:27 PM

I hadn't realised that he was Jewish and had to endure anti-semitic heckling whilst playing,

Still a good innings at 103

Dr. Zorders

Posted 02 September 2014 - 04:08 PM

View Posttime, on 02 September 2014 - 09:12 AM, said:

South African bowler Norman Gordon, formerly the world's oldest cricketer and last survivor of the 'timeless test', is out after reaching 103.

And he was the last living man to have played test cricket before World War II.

So he survived a series of gruelling, awful and brutally tedious battles that would leave you too scarred to even tell anybody about.......... and World War II.

time

Posted 02 September 2014 - 09:12 AM

South African bowler Norman Gordon, formerly the world's oldest cricketer and last survivor of the 'timeless test', is out after reaching 103.

time

Posted 13 July 2014 - 11:42 PM

View PostGalento, on 13 July 2014 - 04:14 PM, said:

Peter Sainsbury, ex Hampshire cricketer has died aged 80
The BBC has a report. Here's a link.

Galento

Posted 13 July 2014 - 04:14 PM

Peter Sainsbury, ex Hampshire cricketer has died aged 80

Dobby

Posted 29 June 2014 - 11:12 AM

Damien D'Oliveira dead http://www.theguardi...n-dolivera-dies

Guest

Posted 15 June 2014 - 07:09 AM

West Indies legend Ivor Mendonca dead at 79 http://www.newkerala...ml#.U51GA9JdXSt

charon

Posted 10 June 2014 - 04:45 PM

So Gary and his eyes have parted comp-aaan-eeeeee.

Guest

Posted 10 June 2014 - 02:12 PM

Gary Gilmour is dead http://www.smh.com.a...0610-zs2zh.html

Guest

Posted 09 June 2014 - 08:04 PM

American cricketer and former child actor Cliff Severn has died at 88 http://www.espncrici...tml?CMP=OTC-RSS

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