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Tom Graveney

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Past batsman for Gloucestershire and Britain. He was called Wisden Cricketer of the entire year in 1953 and became an ICC Cricket Hall of Famer. He was created in Driving Mill and started his profession with Gloucestershire soon after Globe Battle II. He became the 1st player since Globe Battle II to rating one hundred hundreds of years in 1964. His nephew may be the previous Britain chairman of selectors David Graveney. He and Dennis Amiss are two from the just batsman to possess ever scored a hundred first-class hundreds of years.

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Full Name Tom Graveney
Date Of Birth June 16, 1927
Place Of Birth England
Profession Cricket Player
Nationality British
Star Sign Gemini

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1His nephew, the very tall David Graveney, also captained Gloucestershire and is now chairman of the England selectors.
2His brother, Ken Graveney, captained Gloucestershire in the mid-sixties after Tom had moved to Worcestershire, following his removal from the captaincy by an extremely foolish cricket council.
3Ran a public house near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, for several years.
4Former county cricketer for Gloucestershire and Worcestershire, who also played 79 times for England. Turned to commentating for BBC television after he had retired from playing.
5President of the MCC in 2004/5.


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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Walter Hammond - A Cricketing Great1987TV Movie documentaryHimself
BBC TV Cricket1986TV SeriesHimself - Summariser

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