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No. of HundredsNameClue
114'If I glared at him he'd just hit me further' David Acfield
145His strokes were 'conceived in joy and performed at leisure' Neville Cardus
102Great great uncle of Michael Vaughan
107Made the first Test 300+ in 1930. Also 'an unbeaten 292 against Northants. He still seemed faintly miffed by Percy Fender's declaration' David Frith
126'By no conceivable standard a good man. He was a cheat on and off the cricket field.' CP Snow
128Had his moustache shaved off by Greg Matthews as part of a promotion for a hair replacement procedure
102'On the bodyline tour he took the thunderbolts of Larwood and Voce with quiet efficiency' Wisden
136A 'flat track bully' John Bracewell
197'Figures fail you, for they cannot say/How many men whose names you never knew/Are proud to tell their sons they saw you play' John Arlott
107'He'll cop it too' Jeff Thomson
103'He knew his limitations and played to them unblinkingly' Wisden
113'He performed a neat pirouette as the ball sailed past, and was stumped by the length of Bruce Forsyth's chin' Reassessment of his dismissal st Healy b Warne
170'He was baptised Elias ... His smile is so enormous that it hides the little man; one day he will be given out smile before wicket' Neville Cardus
No. of HundredsNameClue
129'There's nothing we can teach this lad' George Hirst
103'I thought I had really made it when Lance Cairns criticised me for being too loose!'
102His prototype cricket helmet was valued at 400 pounds on BBC 20th Century roadshow
151'The only fellow I've met who fell in love with himself at a young age and has remained faithful ever since' Dennis Lillee
153A spectator once described him as 'having stonewalled from a quarter to one to half past six for 200'
108'Jim Laker described him as 'studious' because he wore glasses' Marcus Berkmann
167'He liked a sh*g' Tom Goddard
149'Cool, beyond disturbance, the master of survival and the ultimate pragmatist of cricket' John Arlott
123'His first call for a run was just to open negotiations'
122'I scored 2400 runs, I was top of the averages, yet I wasn't picked to go to South Africa. I made a great mistake you see. I beat [the chairman of selectors] Gubby Allen at golf.'
104'It may be questioned whether anyone ever surpassed him in making the off-drive' Wisden
117'Poetry and murder lived in him together. He would slice the bowling to ribbons and dance without pity on the corpse' RC Robertson Glasgow

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