What kind of person was JB Hobbs?

What kind of person was JB Hobbs?

Sir John Berry Hobbs (16 December 1882 – 21 December 1963), always known as Jack Hobbs, was an English professional cricketer who played for Surrey from 1905 to 1934 and for England in 61 Test matches between 1908 and 1930.

When did Jack Hobbs die?


Where did Jack Hobbs live?

John Berry Hobbs was born in Cambridge and started playing for his home county in 1904. He went on to play for Surrey from 1905 to 1934 and for England from 1908 to 1930. Hobbs, his wife Ada and their children lived at 17 Englewood Road between 1912 and 1927 – the years of Hobbs’s greatest achievement and fame.

Which cricketer has scored the most centuries Jack Hobbs?

Batsmen with a century of centuries

Rank 100s Player
1 199 Jack Hobbs
2 170 Patsy Hendren
3 167 Wally Hammond
4 153 Phil Mead

Who is the first and only cricketer to have 100 international centuries?

He became the first and only cricketer to score 100 international centuries when he made 114 against Bangladesh in March 2012. After making his Test debut in 1989, Tendulkar achieved his first century against England at Old Trafford, Manchester in 1990; he made 119 not out.

Who scored 1000 runs in Test cricket?

India opener Rohit Sharma became the first opener to score 1000 runs in the ongoing cycle of the World Test Championship (WTC) during the fourth and final Test against England on Friday.

Has any cricket team scored 1000 runs?

Pranav Dhanawade (born 2000) is an Indian cricketer from Kalyan, Maharashtra. Batting in one innings, stretching over 4 and 5 January 2016, he became the first person to score more than 1,000 runs in one innings in an officially recognised match.

Who took fastest 400 wickets in Test?

Muttiah Muralitharan

Who is the highest wicket taker?

M Muralitharan

Has anyone got 6 wickets in an over?

In a rare instance, a bowler named Aled Carey produced the ‘perfect over’ by taking six wickets in six balls while playing club cricket in Australia. His first wicket was caught at slip, followed by a caught-behind, an LBW and three consecutive clean bowls thereafter.

Who is the highest ODI wicket taker?

Which bowler dismissed Sachin most?

James Anderson

Who took 10 wickets in 1 innings?

There have been only two bowlers in international cricket who have picked up all the 10 wickets in an innings. This includes record figures of Jim Laker and Anil Kumble who achieved the milestone in 1956 and 1999 respectively.

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