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Jim Laker

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James Charles Laker (9 February 1922 – 23 April 1986) was an English cricketer who played for Surrey County Cricket Club (Surrey) from 1946 to 1959 and represented England in 46 test matches. [1]

20 relations: Auckland cricket team, Australian cricket team in England in 1948, Auxiliary Territorial Service, BBC Sports Personality of the Year, BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award, Commonwealth XI cricket team in India and Ceylon in 1950–51, Dai Rees, Essex County Cricket Club, First-class cricket, Gordon Pirie, Government of Australia, John Arlott, Left-arm orthodox spin, Off break, Putney, Surrey County Cricket Club, Ted Barratt, Test cricket, Tony Lock, Wisden Cricketers of the Year.

Auckland cricket team

The Auckland Aces represent the Auckland region and are one of six New Zealand domestic first class cricket teams.

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Australian cricket team in England in 1948

The Australian cricket team in England in 1948 was captained by Don Bradman, who was making his fourth and final tour of England.

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Auxiliary Territorial Service

The Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS; often pronounced as an acronym) was the women's branch of the British Army during the Second World War.

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BBC Sports Personality of the Year

The BBC Sports Personality of the Year is an awards ceremony that takes place annually in December.

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BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award

The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award is the main award of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony, which takes place each December.

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Commonwealth XI cricket team in India and Ceylon in 1950–51

A Commonwealth XI cricket team toured India and Ceylon from 1 October 1950 to 6 March 1951 and played 27 first-class matches including five unofficial "test matches" against an All-India XI and one against an All-Ceylon XI.

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Dai Rees

David James Rees, CBE (31 March 1913 – 15 November 1983) was one of the Britain's leading golfers either side of the Second World War.

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Essex County Cricket Club

Essex County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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First-class cricket

First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.

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Gordon Pirie

Douglas Alistair Gordon Pirie (10 February 1931 – 7 December 1991) was an English long-distance runner.

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Government of Australia

The Government of the Commonwealth of Australia (also referred to as the Australian Government, the Commonwealth Government, or the Federal Government) is the government of the Commonwealth of Australia, a federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy.

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John Arlott

Leslie Thomas John Arlott, OBE (25 February 1914 – 14 December 1991) was an English journalist, author and cricket commentator for the BBC's Test Match Special.

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Left-arm orthodox spin

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

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Off break

Off break is the type of delivery in the sport of cricket.

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Putney

Putney is a district in south-west London, England in the London Borough of Wandsworth.

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Surrey County Cricket Club

Surrey County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.

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Ted Barratt

Edward D'Oyley Barratt (21 April 1844 – 27 February 1891) was an English cricketer who primarily played for Surrey in a first-class career that lasted from 1872 to 1886.

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Test cricket

Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.

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Tony Lock

Graham Anthony Richard (Tony) Lock (5 July 1929 – 30 March 1995) was an English cricketer, who played primarily as a left-arm spinner.

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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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References

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

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