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Merv Wallace – The Under-rated Cricketer

Merv Wallace should have been one of the greatest names in New Zealand's cricket history. That he wasn't largely because of the whims of selectors. Considered by many contemporaries to be one of the best New Zealand batsmen of...
New Zealand opening batsmen, WA (Walter Arnold) Hadlee, and JL (John Lambert) Kerr, seen here walking out to bat at the Scarborough Cricket Festival in 1937

Walter Hadlee – The Father of Sir Richard Hadlee

For almost three-quarters of a century, he was at the forefront of New Zealand cricket as a player, captain, selector, and manager. The three of his five sons-Sir Richard, Dayle and Barry went on to play international cricket for...
Dad Weir - One of World's Oldest Test Cricketer

Dad Weir – One of World’s Oldest Test Cricketer

One of the world's oldest Test cricketer dies in Auckland Gordon Lindsay's Dad' Weir, who was the world's oldest surviving Test cricketer at 95 years and 151 days, died on October 31, 2003, in Auckland after being in declining...
ert Sutcliffe the left-handed batsman who enchanted a generation of New Zealanders with his graceful stroke play in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s.

Bert Sutcliffe – New Zealand Graceful Stroke Player

Former New Zealand Test batsman Bert Sutcliffe amassed a total of 2,627 runs on a 1949 tour of England. The left-hander who enchanted a generation of New Zealanders with his graceful stroke play in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s....
it says a lot for how good and effective Richard Hadlee was? That comparison as a fast bowler was not as fast as either but that did not greatly matter.

How Good And Effective Richard Hadlee Was?

Well, to be honest, it says a lot for how good and effective Richard Hadlee was? That he bore fair comparison as a fast bowler with first Dennis Lillee and Michael Holding in the late 1970s. And then early...
Ian Colquhoun died on 26 February, 2005 at the age of 80. He played two Tests against England in 1954-55.

Ian Colquhoun – An Accomplished Wicketkeeper

He was a specialist’s wicketkeeper-batsman who played in the lower middle order. Ian Colqhoun was a right-handed batsman-wicketkeeper, came late to first-class cricket, not making his debut for Central Districts until he was 29. He was a school teacher and...

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Nayan Mongia – Most Competent Indian Wicket Keeper

Former Indian Wicket Keeper and right batsman Nayan Mongia was born on 19 December 1969 in Baroda. On the tour of England in 1990,...

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