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Colin Blythe (born 30 May 1879, Deptford –died 8 November 1917, Belgium), also known as Charlie Blythe, was a Kent and England left arm spinner who is regarded as one of the finest bowlers of the period between 1900 and 1914 – sometimes referred to as the "Golden Age" of cricket. [1]

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Andrew Strauss

Andrew John Strauss, OBE (born 2 March 1977) is a retired English international cricketer who played county cricket for Middlesex County Cricket Club who was formerly captain of England's Test cricket team.

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Arthur Fielder

Arthur Fielder (19 July 1877, Plaxtol, Tonbridge, Kent, England – 30 August 1949, Lambeth, London, England) was the leading fast bowler in English cricket for the decade before World War I and one of the key contributors to Kent's four County Championship successes between 1906 and 1913.

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Belgium (België; Belgique; Belgien), officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a sovereign state in Western Europe.

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Bowling (cricket)

In the sport of cricket bowling is the action of propelling the ball toward the wicket defended by a batsman.

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British Army

The British Army is the United Kingdom's principal land warfare force.

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County Championship

The County Championship (currently known as the LV.

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Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of 11 players each on a field at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard-long pitch.

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Deptford is an area of South-East London, England.

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Edgbaston Cricket Ground

Edgbaston Cricket Ground, also known as the County Ground or Edgbaston Stadium, is a cricket ground in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham, England.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Epilepsy (from to seize, possess, or afflict) is a group of neurological diseases characterized by epileptic seizures.

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First-class cricket

First-class cricket is a standard of the sport of cricket comprising matches of three or more days' scheduled duration between two sides of eleven players each, officially adjudged to be first-class by virtue of the standard of the competing teams.

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George Dennett

George Dennett (in full Edward George Dennett and sometimes erroneously just Edward Dennett) was a left arm spinner for Gloucestershire between 1903 and 1926, and from his figures could be considered one of the best bowlers never to play Test cricket.

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Headingley Stadium

Headingley Stadium is a sporting complex in the suburb of Headingley in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

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Hedley Verity

Hedley Verity (18 May 1905 – 31 July 1943) was a professional cricketer who played for Yorkshire and England between 1930 and 1939.

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Home counties

The home counties are the counties of England that surround London.

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Jack Hobbs

Sir John Berry "Jack" Hobbs (16 December 1882 – 21 December 1963) was an English professional cricketer who played for Surrey from 1905 to 1934 and for England in 61 Test matches between 1908 and 1930.

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Jim Laker

James "Jim" Charles Laker (9 February 1922 – 23 April 1986) was a cricketer who played for England in the 1950s, known for "Laker's match" in 1956 at Old Trafford, Manchester, when he took nineteen wickets in England's victory against Australia.

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Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.

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Kent County Cricket Club

Kent County Cricket Club is one of the 18 first class county cricket clubs which make up the English and Welsh national cricket structure, representing the historic county of Kent.

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King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (KOYLI) was a light infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Left-arm orthodox spin

Left-arm orthodox spin also known as Slow Left Arm Orthodox is a type of Left Arm Finger Leg spin bowling in the sport of cricket.

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Not out

In cricket, a batsman will be not out if he comes out to bat in an innings and has not been dismissed by the end of the innings.

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Oxford Road Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery

Oxford Road Cemetery is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission burial ground for the dead of the First World War located near Ypres (now Ieper) in Belgium on the Western Front.

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Passendale or Passchendaele (obsolete spelling, retained in English) is a rural Belgian village in the Zonnebeke municipality of West Flanders province.

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Test cricket

Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket.

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Tom Goddard

Tom Goddard (1 October 1900 – 22 May 1966; in full Thomas William John Goddard or simply Thomas William Goddard) was the fifth highest wicket taker in first-class cricket.

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Vanity Fair (UK)

The second Vanity Fair was a British weekly magazine published from 1868 to 1914.

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Victor Trumper

Victor Thomas Trumper (2 November 1877 – 28 June 1915) was an Australian cricketer known as the most stylish and versatile batsman of the Golden Age of cricket, capable of playing match-winning innings on wet wickets his contemporaries found unplayable.

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The violin, also called a fiddle, is a string instrument, usually with four strings tuned in perfect fifths.

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Wilfred Rhodes

Wilfred Rhodes (29 October 1877 – 8 July 1973) was an English professional cricketer who played 58 Test matches for England between 1899 and 1930.

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Wisden Cricketers of the Year

The Wisden Cricketers of the Year are cricketers selected for the honour by the annual publication Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, based primarily on their "influence on the previous English season".

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colin_Blythe

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