Alec V. Bedser

Alec V. Bedser

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Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 Mitcham Cricket Green Community & Heritage
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Notes / History Alec Bedser was a rock-solid English right-arm bowler.
He was a stalwart for Surrey County, playing for 21 long years.
He also led, and often carried, England’s bowling attack during a decade of international service.
Accolades are easy to find - Australia’s most famous and highly regarded cricketer Sir Don Bradman rated his own dismissal by Bedser during the 1946 Ashes series as the finest ball he had ever succumbed to.
After retirement, Bedser went on to become the chairman of selectors for the English national team, and also president of Surrey County Cricket Club.
This photo was obtained from The Cricketers Public House when it was closed in 2010.

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