Thomas William "Tom" Graveney OBE (16 June 1927 – 3 November 2015) was an English cricketer, representing his country in 79 Test matches and scoring over 4,800 runs. In a career lasting from 1948 to 1972, he became the 15th player to score one hundred first-class centuries; he was the first batsman beginning his career after the Second World War to reach this milestone. He played for Gloucestershire and Worcestershire, and helped Worcestershire win the county championship for the first time in their history. His achievements for England after being recalled in 1966 have been described as "the stuff of legend." Graveney was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1953, captained England on one occasion and was awarded the OBE while still playing.

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  • Thomas William "Tom" Graveney OBE (16 June 1927 – 3 November 2015) was an English cricketer, representing his country in 79 Test matches and scoring over 4,800 runs. In a career lasting from 1948 to 1972, he became the 15th player to score one hundred first-class centuries; he was the first batsman beginning his career after the Second World War to reach this milestone. He played for Gloucestershire and Worcestershire, and helped Worcestershire win the county championship for the first time in their history. His achievements for England after being recalled in 1966 have been described as "the stuff of legend." Graveney was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1953, captained England on one occasion and was awarded the OBE while still playing. His international career ended at the age of 42 when he played in a benefit match on the rest day of a Test match. He was banned for three matches, and was never selected for England again. In later life he worked as a cricket commentator for BBC Television and was the first former professional to be President of the Marylebone Cricket Club. He was one of the first 55 players inducted to the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in 2009. (en)
  • Thomas William Graveney, dit Tom Graveney, OBE, est un joueur de cricket international anglais né le 16 juin 1927 à Riding Mill et mort le 3 novembre 2015. Ce batteur débute avec le Gloucestershire County Cricket Club en 1948. Il est sélectionné pour son premier test-match avec l'équipe d'Angleterre en 1951. Il joue pour le Worcestershire à partir de 1961. Sa carrière internationale connaît trois ans d'interruption, entre 1963 et 1966 mais il est rappelé à l'âge de 39 ans et connaît sa dernière sélection en 1969. Graveney est l'un des vingt-cinq batteurs à avoir marqué au moins 100 centuries en cricket « first-class ». Il est nommé président du Marylebone Cricket Club en 2004, devenant le premier ancien professionnel à ce poste. (fr)
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  • Thomas William "Tom" Graveney OBE (16 June 1927 – 3 November 2015) was an English cricketer, representing his country in 79 Test matches and scoring over 4,800 runs. In a career lasting from 1948 to 1972, he became the 15th player to score one hundred first-class centuries; he was the first batsman beginning his career after the Second World War to reach this milestone. He played for Gloucestershire and Worcestershire, and helped Worcestershire win the county championship for the first time in their history. His achievements for England after being recalled in 1966 have been described as "the stuff of legend." Graveney was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1953, captained England on one occasion and was awarded the OBE while still playing. (en)
  • Thomas William Graveney, dit Tom Graveney, OBE, est un joueur de cricket international anglais né le 16 juin 1927 à Riding Mill et mort le 3 novembre 2015. Ce batteur débute avec le Gloucestershire County Cricket Club en 1948. Il est sélectionné pour son premier test-match avec l'équipe d'Angleterre en 1951. Il joue pour le Worcestershire à partir de 1961. Sa carrière internationale connaît trois ans d'interruption, entre 1963 et 1966 mais il est rappelé à l'âge de 39 ans et connaît sa dernière sélection en 1969. (fr)
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