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Harry Latchman      

Full name Amritt Harrichand Latchman

Born July 26, 1943, Kingston, Jamaica

Current age 71 years 87 days

Major teams Middlesex, Nottinghamshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Amritt Harrichand Latchman
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 213 240 64 2333 96 13.25 0 107 0
List A 21 15 3 145 45* 12.08 0 0 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 213 13588 487 7/65 27.90 22 1
List A 21 714 502 15 3/26 3/26 33.46 4.21 47.6 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1965-1976
List A span 1969-1975
Profile

Born in George Headley's Kingston, schooled at a Shepherd's Bush comp, he marched to a more leisurely beat than the Caribbean cricketing gods, even Lance Gibbs. For those entranced by tales of Sonny Ramadhin but too young to have seen his artistry in the flesh, here was a suitably roly-polyish substitute. He bowled legspin when it was distinctly unfashionable and all with a broad smile. In 1968 he took 88 wickets at 18.88 but grew more expensive thereafter but his batting grew slightly more consistent. In 1974 he moved to Nottinghamshire for three seasons and from there to Cambridgeshire. After retiring he coached at Merchant Taylors' School.
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Jul 3, 1971

John Hampshire guides the ball past a diving Harry Latchman at slip, Middlesex v Yorkshire, County Championship, Lord's, 1st day, July 3, 1971

John Hampshire guides the ball past a diving Harry Latchman

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Apr 14, 1971

Harry Latchman

Harry Latchman

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