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What's my Career Record?

What's My Career Record

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No bowler has topped the Bradford League bowling more than Jaffer Nazir. The Pakistani opening bowler achieved the feat on an incredible five occasions. It is an achievement which underlines the incredible consistency of the popular overseas player who managed to win the league’s...

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He is the most successful wicketkeeper in the history of the Bradford League and at an age when most players have been long retired, John Goldthorp still has unfulfilled cricketing ambitions. The man who took a record 706 victims and scored 11.056 runs, winning three league championships, two...

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It is hard to imagine that any overseas player will ever match the longevity, loyalty and success of Richard McCarthy. In 25 wonderful years with Bradford & Bingley the talented Australian helped them to four Bradford League titles, two Priestley Cups, two Black Sheep Yorkshire...

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If you were looking to select the Bradford League’s top English opening in the past 40 years, it would be hard to overlook the claims of Peter Graham. With 1,192 league wickets in 25 seasons he was the epitome of consistency. His immaculate line and length kept even the best batsmen in...

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Author: Alan Birkinshaw In his book the Art of Captaincy Mike Brearley described leg spinners as a different breed. The league’s most prolific wicket taker of all time, David Batty, certainly conforms to that description. In a career spanning 40 seasons he took 1,823 Bradford League...

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Author: Alan Birkinshaw During the Second World War Windhill pulled off one of the biggest signings in the history of the Bradford League when they recruited the West Indian star Sir Learie Constantine. Constantine joined a side that had won the league championship for the previous three...

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Author: Alan Birkinshaw Statistics alone justify Murphy Walwyn’s place in the pantheon of great Bradford League cricketers. He is the only player in the 117-year history of the competition to do the double of three league titles in successive years and a hat-trick of Priestley Cup...

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Author: Alan Birkinshaw It has never been easy for county players to make a big impact on the Bradford League scene due to their limited availability, but David Bairstow was one who did. The Yorkshire and England wicketkeeper-batsman always loved returning to his cricketing roots...

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Author: Alan Birkinshaw He was a giant in every sense of the word and probably the most popular overseas player to have graced the Bradford League. His beaming smile and charismatic character made the 6foot 7ins Sarfraz Ahmed a well liked wherever he went in his amazing 16 seasons with...

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Author: Alan Birkinshaw We are giving players past and present the chance to discover their Bradford League playing records. Michael Rhodes has records of matches stretching back to the the early 1940s, Michael, who is scorer for Woodlands, is the man who provides detailed statistical...

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