Full name Alan Frederick Brazier
Born December 7, 1924, Paddington, London
Died April 18, 1999, Droxford, Worcestershire (aged 74 years 132 days)
Major teams Kent, Surrey
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|First-class span||1948 - 1956|
Alan Frederick Brazier was a right-handed batsmen who in 1949 scored 1,212 runs for Surrey Second XI in the Minor Counties competition to create a new record
but was never able to win a regular place in the strong Surrey side of his
time. Between 1948 and 1954 Brazier made 36 appearances for Surrey. He then moved to Kent but after a good start with his second county he fell away and left the county at the end of 1956 aver 20 appearances. In all first-class cricket Brazier scored 1,377 runs at an average of 17.07. He had a best score of 92 for Surrey against Northamptonshire at Northampton in 1952. Brazier, a Londoner from
Paddington who was educated at Southall Technical School, played most of his club cricket for Ealing Dean. In later years he was professional coach at St George's, Weybridge.
What makes this innocuous-seeming bowler so difficult to handle?