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Sir Alec Bedser 1918-2010

'The typical English professional cricketer'

Micky Stewart, the former Surrey captain, has described Alec Bedser, who died on Sunday evening at the age of 91, as the "typical traditional English professional cricketer"

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Sir Alec Bedser, 1918-2010

Sir Alec Bedser dies aged 91

Sir Alec Bedser, the Surrey and England fast bowler who Don Bradman said "worried me more than any other Englishman," died on Sunday evening at the age of 91

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The mighty metronome

1918 The quintessential English seamer is born

Christopher Martin-Jenkins

The first bowler since Sir Francis Drake

Alec Bedser knighted

Alec Bedser has been knighted in the New Year's Honour List