International cricket legend who scored nearly 7,000 test runs in his 18 years representing his country. He began his junior cricket profession using the Pudsey St. Lawrence Cricket Membership at age group 12. He performed domestically for Marylebone Cricket Membership and Yorkshire Nation Cricket Membership. He wedded Dorothy Mary Dennis on Sept 16, 1939. He captained the British cricket group five years before Alastair Make gained the same honor.