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Herbert Lawford

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Herbert Lawford


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Scorecard | Thu 31 Jul


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England vs India Test

The Rose Bowl, Southampton ,7/27/2014, 15:30 (IST)


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England vs India Test

Lord's, London ,7/17/2014, 15:30 (IST)

India beat England by 95 runs

Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan ODI

Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo ,7/22/2014, 12:30 (IST)

Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by 2 wickets

Sri Lanka vs South Africa Test

Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo ,7/24/2014, 10:00 (IST)

Sri Lanka drew with South Africa

About Herbert Lawford


Herbert Lawford (15 May 1851 – 20 April 1925) was a tennis player from Great Britain who won the men\s singles championship at Wimbledon in 1887, and was runner-up five times. In the 1887 final, the native of Bayswater defeated Ernest Renshaw (also of Great Britain) in five sets: 1–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–4, 6–4. He reached the finals of Wimbledon in 1880, 1884-86, and 1888. First person to introduce \"topspin\" to the game of tennis. He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2006.

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