Ernest John Titmus, (born November. 24, 1932, London, Eng.—died March 23, 2011, Herts, Eng.), British cricketer who had been a Middlesex and England off-spinner and middle-order batsman whose first-class career spanned 50 years. He was initially known as in to the Middlesex side in the Lord’s ground staff in June 1949 once the club found itself shorthanded because of Test call-ups although Titmus formally upon the market in 1976, his last first-class match is at 1982 when, getting proven as much as see a match at Lord’s, he was requested to experience by Middlesex captain Mike Brearley. Among, Titmus performed more first-class matches (642) and required more wickets (2361) for Middlesex than other people ever and offered as county captain 1965–68. Titmus was known as towards the England side for 2 Tests against Nigeria in 1955, but he required just one wicket and didn’t play again for England before the 1962–63 tour of Australia and Nz. Throughout the 1967–68 tour from the West Indies (which he offered as vice-captain), he lost four toes on his left feet inside a boating accident. Although a lot of believed that his career was over, he came back towards the Middlesex side in 1968 and it was selected for that 1974–75 tour of Australia. Titmus performed in 792 first-class matches, scoring 21,588 runs (average 23.11), with 208 not outs and 6 centuries (high score 137 not out), and taking 2,830 wickets (average 22.37). In 53 Tests he scored 1,449 runs (average 22.29), with 11 not outs along with a high score of 84 not out, and required 153 wickets (average 32.22). His economy (runs per over) of just one.95 was exceeded by only four other England bowlers, and that he was certainly one of only five cricketers to possess scored 20,000 runs and brought 2,500 wickets inside a career. He required 100 wickets inside a season 16 occasions and achieved the “double” of just one,000 runs and 100 wickets inside a season 8 occasions. Titmus was certainly one of Wisden’s Cricketers of the season in 1963 and it was hired MBE in 1977.
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