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Full name Gerald Alan Rose
Born April 11, 1941, Palmerston North, Manawatu
Died June 12, 2007, Sydney, New South Wales (aged 66 years 62 days)
Major teams Central Districts, Northern Districts
Batting style Left-hand bat
|First-class span||1958/59 - 1967/68|
Gerald Rose's first-class career took place in two seasons separated by nine years. In neither incarnation was he particularly successful.
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
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
Over the last few months, he has slowly moved from a flashy finisher, to a more measured risk manager
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.
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