Sir Leonard Hutton


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Noun1.Sir Leonard Hutton - English cricketer (1916-1990)
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London: Alastair Cook was -- or, for one more week, is -- one of England's finest half-dozen opening batsmen, though neither Sir Jack Hobbs nor Sir Leonard Hutton need dread a tap on the shoulder from the selectors of England's all-time Test XI.
England's record run scorer Cook earned his place alongside Yorkshire great Sir Leonard Hutton, while Anderson won a spot in a lethal pace attack with Fred Trueman and Bob Willis, supplemented by Sir Ian Botham.
This is a young man with the potential to be something very, very special and if he continues in this way will soon be receiving comparisons to previous Yorkshire greats like Sir Leonard Hutton, Geoffrey Boycott and more recently Michael Vaughan.
SIR LEONARD HUTTON (1937-1955) England's first professional captain and one of the greatest batsmen of all time, his 364 at The Oval against Australia in 1938 is the highest score in an innings by an England player.
And he came tantalisingly close to overhauling Sir Leonard Hutton (fifth at 797 minutes) and Sanath Jayasuriya (4th at 799) on a list topped by Rajiv Nayyar's astonishing 1,015-minute epic for Himachal Pradesh in another Ranji Trophy match in 1999 and also including Hanif Mohammad (970 mins) and Gary Kirsten (878).
There are some surprising omissions - no David Beckham, Sir Leonard Hutton or Paula Radcliffe.
Younis said: "I know that players like Michael Vaughan and Matthew Hoggard play at Yorkshire, and also legends such as Geoffrey Boycott and Sir Leonard Hutton played there.
Younis, 28, said: "I know that players like Michael Vaughan and legends Geoffrey Boycott and Sir Leonard Hutton played there.
His splendid innings contained two sixes and 16 fours and left him as sole occupant of eighth place in the overall list of century makers with 130 - one more than the legendary Sir Leonard Hutton.
Former England cricket captain Sir Leonard Hutton dies at the age of 74.
I ATTENDED a 50th anniversary dinner tribute to the great cricketer Sir Leonard Hutton in Leeds in July 1988.
Hick's 130th ton, taking him clear of Sir Leonard Hutton into eighth in the all-time list, put his side in contention for a third successive County Championship victory.