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Who returned to the crease in the 1963 Lord's test with his broken arm in plaster?

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posted Oct 22, 2015 by Pravin Vaity

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COLIN COWDREY

Summary about Colin Cowdrey
Full name: Michael Colin Cowdrey
Born: December 24, 1932, Bangalore, India
Died: December 4, 2000, Angmering Park, Littlehampton, Sussex (aged 67 years 346 days)
Major teams: England, Gentlemen, Kent, Marylebone Cricket Club, Oxford University
Batting style: Right-hand bat
Bowling style: Legbreak

Match Summary
West Indies 301 and 229
England 297 and 228 for 9
Result: Draw

What about the broken arm
Colin Cowdrey returned to the crease with his arm in plaster and stood at the non-striker's end while Dave Allen blocked the last two balls for a draw. England won the Third Test, but lost the series 3-1 and Cowdrey was unable to play for the rest of the season. He also missed the next series with India because of broken arm.

answer Oct 22, 2015 by Salil Agrawal
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