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Full name Anthony Henry Ashley-Cooper
Born May 5, 1807, Wimborne St Giles, Dorset
Died December 2, 1858, Clewer, Berkshire (aged 51 years 211 days)
Major teams Marylebone Cricket Club
|First-class debut||Marylebone Cricket Club v Middlesex XI at Lord's, May 17-18, 1830 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Gentlemen of Kent v Marylebone Cricket Club at Chislehurst, Aug 12-13, 1833 scorecard|
Henry Ashley was the younger son of the Seventh Earl of Shaftesbury, and although he was president of MCC at the age of 27 in 1834, he was no real cricketer. He added "Cooper" to his surname after his presidency.
Plays of the Day from the second ODI between England and India, in Cardiff
Plays of the day from the third ODI between England and India at Trent Bridge
Plays of the day from the tri-series match between Zimbabwe and South Africa
Would he have fared better than the incumbent middle-order batsmen, Root and Ballance?