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Lindsay Hassett Lindsay Hassett i(A139676 works by)
Born: Established: 28 Aug 1913 Geelong, Geelong City - Geelong East area, Geelong area, Geelong - Terang - Lake Bolac area, Victoria, ; Died: Ceased: 16 Jun 1993 Batehaven, Batemans Bay area, Far South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
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'Lindsay Hassett followed Donald Bradman both as captain of the Australian cricket team and as the embodiment of the national tradition of pocket-sized batting geniuses. He was nowhere near Bradman's class as a batsman, but the two men differed most in their approach to life: Hassett was far more light-hearted and puckish. In 1953 he surrendered the Ashes to England but his team won many friends.'

(Source: ESPN Cricinfo website)

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