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
Three days ahead of the fourth Test, the surface at the HPCA Stadium wore a smattering of grass. Will that, or Mohammed Shami's availability, subject to fitness, change India's combination?
Stats highlights from the fourth day in Ranchi, where Cheteshwar Pujara batted for ages and the Australians toiled like they haven't had to in many years
Did Virat Kohli get his tactics right on the final day in Ranchi? Going by his fast bowlers' lines and R Ashwin's late introduction, the Indian captain took a few puzzling calls
For the third time this home season, the team took the lead after its opposition put up 400 batting first but the Ranchi effort was special
Also, which players have the most half-centuries without ever having made a hundred?
South Africa are set to play 14 Tests in nine months soon, so both fast bowlers, despite being sent home from New Zealand, should not lose hope
This Bangladesh are crazy if they think they can beat Sri Lanka in their own den. Right?
Under duress again, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim forged a match-winning partnership and contributed in the second innings to help Bangladesh create history