Full name Bernard Charles Gordon-Lennox (Lord Gordon-Lennox)
Born May 1, 1878, Westminster, London
Died November 10, 1914, Kleinzillebeke, Belgium (aged 36 years 193 days)
Major teams Middlesex
Education Eton College
|First-class span||1903 - 1903|
Major Lord Bernard Charles Gordon-Lennox, third son of the Duke of Richmond, who was born on May 1, 1878, was killed in action on November 10 whilst serving with the Grenadier Guards. He did not obtain a place in the Eton XI, but was more fortunate at Sandhurst, for whom he played an excellent innings of 80 against Woolwich in 1897. Subsequently he became a member of the M. C. C. and I Zingari, and in 1914 visited Egypt with the latter's team, scoring 119 against All Egypt at Alexandria. For the Household Brigade Lord Bernard was a prolific scorer.
The mauling at Lord's means once again England are being reactive in terms of who bats at one-drop. It also means they are likely to shed their new-found aggression