Graeme Pollock

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Graeme Pollock

Robert Graeme Pollock, known as Graeme, (born 27 February 1944 in Durban, Natal, South Africa) was a national cricketer for South Africa. He played in 23 test matches for his country.

He comes from a famous cricketing family,[1][2] Pollock is widely seen as South Africa's greatest cricketer,[3][4] and as one of the best left-handed batsmen to have played Test cricket.[1][4]

He won many awards, including:

Donald Bradman said that Pollock and Sir Garfield Sobers were the best left-handers Bradman had ever seen play cricket.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Player Profile: Graeme Pollock" (in English). CricInfo. http://content-uk.cricinfo.com/ci/content/player/46772.html. Retrieved 2008-11-04.
  2. "The real deal" (in English). CricInfo. 16 July 2003. http://content-uk.cricinfo.com/ci/content/story/128884.html. Retrieved 2008-11-04.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Chesterfield, Trevor (3 January 2000). "Pollock named South Africa's Player of the Century" (in English). CricInfo. http://content-uk.cricinfo.com/ci/content/story/87716.html. Retrieved 2008-11-04.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Williamson, Martin. "Different era, same brilliance... Pt 2" (in English). CricInfo. http://content-uk.cricinfo.com/magazine/content/story/311705.html. Retrieved 2008-11-04.