1934-35 - England vs. West Indies - Classic Series

1934-35 - England vs. West Indies - Classic Series

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The 1934-35 England Tour of the West Indies was a series notable for being the West Indies' first series win against England. It also contained one of England's shortest Test matches (England's effort in the 3rd Test against India in 2021 lasted a mere 170 balls longer) and featured the huge talent that was George Headley, one of West Indies finest batsman.

The games were:

1st Test: West Indies v England at Bridgetown, Jan 8-10, 1935
England Won by 4 wickets

2nd Test: West Indies v England at Port of Spain, Jan 24-28, 1935
West Indies Won by 217 runs

3rd Test: West Indies v England at Georgetown, Feb 14-18, 1935
Match Drawn

4th Test: West Indies v England at Kingston, Mar 14-18, 1935
West Indies Won by an Innings and 161 runs

Note: a new ball was taken once the opposing team scored 200 runs.

Players included:

England: CIJ Smith, DCH Townsend, EH Hendren, ERT Holmes, GAE Paine, J Iddon, K Farnes, LEG Ames, M Leyland, RES Wyatt, W Farrimond, WE Hollies, WR Hammond

India: CA Roach, CEL Jones, CM Christiani, EA Martindale, EE Achong, GA Headley, GC Grant, GH Mudie, GM Carew, IM Barrow, JED Sealy, JM Neblett, KL Wishart, LG Hylton, LN Constantine, OC da Costa, RL Fuller, RS Grant 

This set of Advanced Player Cards is available as a downloadable PDF immediately after purchase.

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