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Captain Sholto Douglas was one of four brothers who played for Middlesex after being in the XI at Dulwich. Sholto was in the Dulwich side for four years from 1890 and played once for Middlesex as a middle-order batsman in 1906. A professional soldier, he served in the Boer War and then helped his brother, James, run a prep school in Godalming. He joined up on the outbreak of war in 1914 and was killed serving with the 16th Middlesex regiment.
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
Over the last few months, he has slowly moved from a flashy finisher, to a more measured risk manager
India's Plan A in this World Cup had worked flawlessly over seven matches. When they came up against the toughest opponents in the World Cup, however, they were left scrambling for a back-up plan
Whatever happens, the Australia-New Zealand World Cup final at the MCG will be the most divine fun