Full name Horace Orlando Bloomfield
Born July 15, 1891, Brixton, London
Died May 31, 1973, Hillhead, near Fareham, Hampshire (aged 81 years 320 days)
Major teams Surrey
Batting style Right-hand bat
|First-class span||1921 - 1922|
Horace Bloomfield, who died at Hill Head on May 31, aged 82, made 107 not out against Northants in 1921 on his first appearance for Surrey, helping Ducat in an unfinished partnership of 232, made in less than two hours. Against Leicestershire in the next match he made 53 not out. Two more appearances in the following year concluded his first-class career. He made many runs in London club cricket.
The Cricketer, August 1973
Stats highlights from the fourth day's play in Antigua where Ashwin's maiden five-wicket haul outside Asia bowled India to an innings victory
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"
Returning to Test cricket after a long layoff, Mohammed Shami ran up with noticeably shorter strides and dismantled West Indies' top order with pace and bounce
Shorter matches spell good news for spectators and broadcasters. Cricket has a little to lose and a whole lot to gain by truncating its premier format
A crushing victory over Pakistan gave England plenty to be pleased about but familiar concerns remain over the make-up of the side
Sri Lanka's lead spinner must feel like a bus driver in charge of a spluttering vehicle as the hosts strive to challenge a strong Australian side