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Full name William Gratwicke Heasman
Born December 9, 1862, Angmering, Sussex
Died January 25, 1934, Upperton, Eastbourne, Sussex (aged 71 years 47 days)
Major teams Sussex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast
Dr William Heasman was born in 1862 and died in 1934. He made his debut for Sussex in 1885, and in 28 innings scored 593 runs, average 21.17. He also played for Berkshire and Norfolk, and in club cricket was a heavy scorer, making 236 not out for Aldborough v. Gunton Park in 1890, and 207 for United Hospitals v. Chiswick Park in 1887. He was one of the original members of the Sussex Martlets. In 1907 he was a member of the Philadelphian team which visited Bermuda. K. S. Duleepsinhji lived with Dr Heasman at Eastbourne for the necessary qualifying period in order to play for Sussex.
The Cricketer, 1964
After the tragedy of Phillip Hughes' death, this match showed that cricket and life will continue to go on. This time Test cricket dug in and got through to tea.
Virat Kohli's innings on the final day transcended the conditions, the bowlers and his batting partners, and when it was all in vain, he displayed remarkable grace in defeat
The new stand-in captain has the makings of a long-term leader, given his ability to stay ahead of the game
Both batsmen seemingly have buckets of talent at their disposal and the backing of their captains, but soft dismissals relentlessly follow both around the Test arena
The failed gamble of handing Karn Sharma a Test debut despite him having a moderate first-class record means India have to rethink who their spinner will be
Turning your back on a system that the whole cricketing world wants a discussion on, refusing to discuss it because it is not 100%, is not good enough
After a long time we have seen an Indian team and captain enjoy the challenge of trying to overcome stronger opposition in an overseas Test