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1977 The day the world's top cricketers turned pirate

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George Duckworth

DUCKWORTH, GEORGE, who died on January 5, aged 64, was an outstanding character in first-class cricket in the period between the two World Wars, a time when the game possessed far more players of popular personality than at the present time

CRICKETER OF THE YEAR 1929

George Duckworth

GEORGE DUCKWORTH, the Lancashire wicket-keeper, was born at Warrington on May 9, 1901, educated at Warrington Grammar School and, after the war, went in 1922 to Birmingham on trial