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Full name Henry Albert Bates
Born December 3, 1880, Hoxton New town, Shoreditch, London
Died September 9, 1942, Reading, Berkshire (aged 61 years 280 days)
Major teams Middlesex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|First-class span||1909 - 1909|
Henry Bates, a professional batsman, played regularly for Surrey 2nd XI but his two first-class outings came for Middlesex at the end of the 1909 season. He made no impression.
For 30 minutes, everything else took a backseat, as the world watched in awe and fear, a fired-up Pakistan fast bowler mercilessly bullying an Australian batsman
Over the last few months, he has slowly moved from a flashy finisher, to a more measured risk manager
India's Plan A in this World Cup had worked flawlessly over seven matches. When they came up against the toughest opponents in the World Cup, however, they were left scrambling for a back-up plan
It was Grant Elliott and New Zealand's time in Auckland. Not South Africa's. But the Proteas will leave this tournament wondering when that will ever change. Maybe next time.