Sir Leonard Hutton

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Noun1.Sir Leonard Hutton - English cricketer (1916-1990)
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| 1938: Len Hutton scored what was then a world record Test score of 364 against Australia at The Oval.
1938: Len Hutton (inset) scored what was then a world record Test score of 364 against Australia at The Oval.
1953: England's cricket team, under captain Len Hutton, won the Ashes for the first time since the controversial bodyline tour of 1932-33.
1953: England, under captain Len Hutton, won the Ashes for the first time since the controversial bodyline tour of 1932-33.
1953: England, under Len Hutton, won the Ashes for the first time since the bodyline tour of 1932-33.
During that time, Gooch's innings became the sixth-highest score in Test cricket and the third-highest by an England cricketer after Len Hutton's 364 and Wally Hammond's unbeaten 336.
"There have also been Geoff Boycott and Sir Len Hutton - so they breed them especially tough, gritty and strong in Yorkshire.
1990: Sir Len Hutton, the first professional cricketer to captain England, died aged 74.
Denis Compton hit the decisive stroke to give Len Hutton's team an eight-wicket victory in the fifth and final Test, the only win after four drawn matches in the series.
JOE Root has been described by his Twenty 20 captain, Eoin Morgan, as "the most complete batsman" England has ever produced, which is high praise indeed when one thinks of the other candidates for that accolade: Jack Hobbs, Len Hutton, Denis Compton, Geoff Boycott, Graham Gooch or David Gower.
1990: Cricketer Sir Len Hutton, the first |professional to captain England, died aged 74.