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Bert Sutcliffe

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Test Breaks Cricket Law - And England! (1949)

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Bert Sutcliffe

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Otago cricket players break Bert Sutcliffe's 1952 record

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Sri lanka vs Zimbabwe, World Cup 2015, Warm Up Match, Bert Sutcliffe Oval

Bert Sutcliffe,, was a New Zealand Test cricketer. Sutcliffe was a successful left-hand batsman. His batting achievements on tour in England in 1949, which included four fifties and a century in the Tests, earned him the accolade of being one of Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year. He captained New Zealand in four Tests in the early 1950s, losing three of them and drawing the other. None of Sutcliffe's 42 Tests resulted in a New Zealand victory. In 1949 Sutcliffe was named the inaugural New Zealand Sportsman of the Year, and in 2000 was named as New Zealand champion sportsperson of the decade for the 1940s.
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