Quotations by Harold Larwood
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Born: Monday, November 14, 1904
Died: Saturday, July 22, 1995 (90 years old)
Cricket was my reason for living.
(Keywords: Cricket, Living, Reason)
Down the mine I dreamed of cricket; I bowled imaginery balls in the dark; I sent the stumps spinning and heard them rattling in the tunnels. No mishap was going to stop me from bowling in the real game, especially this one.
I must have made a good impression because a club official to us into his office and asked me if I would sign on for a year with a view to becoming a professional.
(Keywords: Impression, Office)
In my first season I took 76 wickets at an average of less than 5 runs.