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Former England cricketer Geoff Pullar died

Dec 30, 2014 09:09 IST

Geoff Pullar, the former England opening batsman died on 25 December 2014. The left handed batsman died at the age of 79.

The former Lancashire and Gloucestershire batsman made his first international debut against India in July 1959 in Headingley. In 1960, he was voted as one of the Wisden's Cricketers of the Year in 1960.

About Geoff Pullar
• He appeared in 28 Test matches for his country between 1959 and 1963
• His knock of 131 against India at Old Trafford in his second Test made him the first Lancastrian to score a century on his home ground of Old Trafford
• Pullar played his final match against Australia in Adelaide in January 1963
• His nickname was Noddy


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