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Full name Vincent Norman Raymer
Born May 4, 1918, Toowoomba, Queensland
Died October 31, 2006, Toowoomba, Queensland (aged 88 years 180 days)
Major teams Queensland
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Left-arm medium, Slow left-arm orthodox
|First-class span||1940/41 - 1956/57|
Mick Raymer was an aggressive left-hand batsman and bowler of left-arm spin or medium pace who made 74 appearances for Queensland between 1940-41 and 1956-57.
He was unfortunate in that no sooner had he broken into the state side as a 22-year-old than domestic cricket was suspended and he spent the remainder of the war in New Guinea with the 61st Infantry Battalion. He formed a useful post-war spin partnership with legspinner Colin McCool, and in 1951-52 the pair shared 15 wickets in a 10-wicket rout of the touring West Indians.
AB de Villiers returned to give West Indies another hammering, this time at the SCG
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After another blunt display, James Anderson's form at this World Cup is becoming a significant problem for England
They only need to follow the example of their aggressive captain, who doesn't let insecurity undermine him