Taken at The Lord's Taverners Club 1 November 2001 © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Sep 11, 2000

    Brian close batting © AllSport UK Ltd

  • Jul 10, 1976

    Brian Close takes evasive action against a Michael Holding bouncer © PA Photos

  • Jul 10, 1976

    Brian Close sways out of the way of a Michael Holding bouncer © The Cricketer International

  • Jul 10, 1976

    Brian Close in the firing line at Old Trafford © Getty Images

  • Jul 9, 1976

    Brian Close dives for a catch © Getty Images

  • Jun 21, 1976

    Brian Close hooks Michael Holding © PA Photos

  • Jun 17, 1976

    Brian Close avoids a short ball from Michael Holding © PA Photos

  • Sep 5, 1972

    Brain Close with the Prudential trophy in 1972 © The Cricketer International

  • Jun 22, 1968

    Yorkshire captain Brian Close © Getty Images

  • Jun 10, 1967

    Brian Close watches as the Nawab of Pataudi drives during his century © PA Photos

  • May 23, 1967

    Chandu Borde bats © PA Photos

  • Aug 19, 1966

    Brian Close is run out for 4 © Getty Images

  • Aug 18, 1966

    Brian Close tosses the coin while Garry Sobers waits to call © Getty Images

  • Sep 4, 1965

    Brian Close hits Geoff Arnold for four on his way to 79 © The Cricketer International

  • Apr 16, 1949

    Gerald Smithson (left) and Brian Close display their batting stances at a cricket school at Headingley © Getty Images