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W. G. Grace

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English. For forty-four years (1865–1908 inclusive) was actively engaged in first-class cricket. GJ's hero.
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W. G. Grace
(1880-1899) He compiled the first 2 triple-centuries in first-class cricket & was the first man to score 100 first-class centuries. His Test cricket was limited as he played in an era in which there was little international cricket. He played first-class cricket for 43 years from 1865 to 1908, scoring over 54 000 runs and taking over 2 800 wickets with his round-arm mostly slow medium-pace bowling.

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