Full name Fred French
Born date unknown
Major teams Canada, Toronto CC
Bowling style Right-arm bowler (roundarm)
Fred French was a professional at Toronto CC who not only played but was also caretaker, groundsman and cook. He also appears to have been a diplomat, as it is recorded that when bowling at members in the nets he used to serve up juicyt leg-side long hops for them to belt. He played twice for Canada against USA, taking five wickets in the inaugural game in 1844.
Pakistan's thrilling triumph at Lord's was underscored by their captain's serenity
Also, losing ten-fors, and back to back Tests at Lord's
Technique and anticipation are important for close-in fielding. Many of today's fielders lack both