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In the sport of cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket.
Bowling, in cricket, is the action of propelling the ball toward the wicket defended by a batsman.
Inter-county cricket matches are known to have been played since the early 18th century, involving teams that are representative of the historic counties of England and Wales.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Essex is a county in the East of England.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
Herbert Sutcliffe (24 November 1894 – 22 January 1978) was an English professional cricketer who represented Yorkshire and England as an opening batsman.
Sir John Berry Hobbs (16 December 1882 – 21 December 1963), always known as Jack Hobbs, was an English professional cricketer who played for Surrey from 1905 to 1934 and for England in 61 Test matches between 1908 and 1930.
Leyton is a district of east London and part of the London Borough of Waltham Forest, located north-east of Charing Cross in the United Kingdom.
Leytonstone is an area of East London, and part of the London Borough of Waltham Forest.
Lord's Cricket Ground, commonly known simply as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood, London.
Marylebone Cricket Club, generally known as the MCC, is a cricket club founded in 1787 and based since 1814 at Lord's cricket ground, which it owns, in St John's Wood, London, England.
Elias Henry "Patsy" Hendren (5 February 1889 – 4 October 1962) was an English first-class cricketer, active 1907 to 1937, who played for Middlesex and England.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia.
Alfred Percy "Tich" Freeman (17 May 1888 – 28 January 1965) was an English first-class cricketer.
Whipps Cross is an area of the London Borough of Waltham Forest in London, England.
The wicket-keeper in the sport of cricket is the player on the fielding side who stands behind the wicket or stumps being watchful of the batsman and be ready to take a catch, stump the batsman out and run out a batsman when occasion arises.
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".
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.