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Denis Compton


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Denis Compton
   represented   
England
(1937-1957) Particularly famous for his sweep shot & his left-arm wrist-spin bowling. In 1947 he set records for most runs (3 816) & most centuries in a first-class season (18). He scored the fastest triple-century in first-class cricket in just 180 minutes playing for MCC against North-Eastern Transvaal in 1949. He took over 600 first-class wickets. He also played soccer for Arsenal & England.






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