Name: Len Braund
Date of birth: 18/10/1875
International Team: N/A
Domestic Team: N/A
Role: All Rounder
Bowling Style: Unknown
Batting Style: Right-hand
- Test Debut v Australia at Sydney - December, 1901
- Len was one of the best all-rounder of his era, and played 23 times for England in a six year period.
- Braund was the arguably the finest slip fielder of his day, his most lauded catches came in the 1901 Gentleman v Players match when he caught CB Fry, and the 1902 Edgbaston Test where he held took care of Clem Hill. He took 39 test catches in all.
- Braund was more successful for England with the bat. He hit 3 test centuries and averaged 26.
- He took 47 test wickets in all but at an expensive 38.51.
- After retiring from playing, Braund became a first-class umpire.
- Unfortunately he lost both his legs in later life, but continued to enjoy his cricket; he was given honorary membership of the MCC in 1949.
- Wisden Cricketer of the year 1902.
International Career Overview
|Career Span:||1901-1908||Innings Bowled:||38|
|Highest Score:||104||Best bowling in Innings:||8/81|
Today's Fixtures & Results
S Africa 128-7ResultAustralia 129-4
Australia win by 6 wickets