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Full name Richard Kennett Page
Born January 24, 1910, Upton Lodge, Bursledon, Hampshire
Died July 27, 2006, Grange Con, Co Wicklow, Ireland (aged 96 years 184 days)
Major teams Army
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak
Education Marlborough College
|First-class span||1937 - 1937|
Richard Page was a middle-order batsman who made one first-class appearance for the Army in 1937, but played regularly for them in other matches during his time with the Royal Artillery. He had been an opener while at Marlborough College. At the time of his death he was one of the oldest surviving first-class cricketers.
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
As a six-year-old, he watched Wasim Akram at the 1992 World Cup and decided that he would be a left-arm fast bowler. As a man, he put on a show very nearly as memorable as Wasim's 23 years before
The SCG might be India's preferred semi-final venue at this World Cup, but persistent rain in the lead-up has left them worried their spinners may not get the help they are widely expected to
Off the field, he's all flash and hair gel; on it, he's a slowpoke, given to hitting pretty shots straight to fielders
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.
This contest brings together a belligerent bunch of brats and braggers from two countries that are so different, yet share rampant egotism and a high opinion of themselves