Jack Hobbs (right), his wife, and Herbert Sutcliffe, his famous opening partner, pictured before boarding the boat-train for India in 1930
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Jack Hobbs (right), his wife, and Herbert Sutcliffe, his famous opening partner, pictured before boarding the boat-train for India in 1930. Hobbs made four centuries during the trip, the two in three-day matches in Colombo not being considered, until recently, to have been first-class

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