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His first ball, from the pavilion end, was slightly over-pitched on middle and leg. Feet moved fractionally, head hardly at all, but the bat swung the ball for six over long leg and they fetched it back from the seats under the gasholder.
Wisden Dexter was educated at Norfolk HouseBeaconsfield and Radley Collegewhere he played in the first XI from toinitially as a wicket-keeper and as captain inand was nicknamed "Lord Ted" for his aloof self-confidence.
Dexter entered Jesus College, Cambridge in Octoberwhere he played golf and rugby in addition to winning his cricket Blue and playing in the University Match inand as captain He made his Test debut in against New Zealandmade 52 and E.
Dexter arrived in the middle of the tour, did not have time to acclimatize and although he did well in the tour matches he failed in the Tests. Continuing on the tour to New Zealand he madehis maiden Test century. After an indifferent summer against India the decision to take him to the Caribbean in —60 was much criticised, but "Lord Ted" made his name thrashing the fast bowlers Wes Hall and Charlie Griffith with his powerful drives.
He hit not out in the First Test, in the Fourth Test, made runs Rising star —61[ edit ] Few hundreds have filled such a yawning gap Ray Robinson and Mike Coward  On his return Dexter was made captain of Sussexwhich he held until he retired in He had a quiet home Test season against South Africa Six young men ted hughes, but in the First Test at Edgbaston in the Ashes series England started their second innings needing runs to avoid an innings defeat.
Dexter madethe biggest century for England against Australia since the war and studded with 31 cracking boundaries, but typically he was stumped in the last minutes of the match trying to hit Bobby Simpson for six so he could make a double century.
In the famous Fourth Test at Old Trafford he played a spectacular innings of 76 in 84 minutes to take England to runs from victory with 9 wickets in hand and the Ashes in sight, but his dismissal set off an England collapse and the series was lost.
England captain —62[ edit ] Ted was a man of moods, often caught up in theories, keen when the action was hot, seemingly uninterested when the game was dull Maybe this was the reason he was drawn to horse racing ; a dull day stalking the covers might be enlivened for him by thoughts of how his money was faring on the 3: With a weakened team Fred Trueman and Brian Statham also refused to tour Dexter beat Pakistan 1—0 but lost to India 2—0their first series victory over England.
He made Test runs Peter May finally declared his retirement in and the selectors had to choose who would captain the English cricket team in Australia in — Sheppard made for the Gentlemen and was chosen for the tour, but Dexter was confirmed as captain for the remainder of the home series and the forthcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand with Cowdrey as vice-captain.
The general opinion was that England had a good batting side, but their bowling was unvaried, would struggle to dismiss Australia and that the tourists would be lucky to avoid another defeat.
Batting against South Australiahe lifted the ball onto the high roof of the members stand — a tremendous hit. Some of his drives along the ground just could not be stopped, even when they went straight to a fieldsman.
English cricket team in Australia in —63 He made runs John Woodcock of The Times wrote "I doubt if it is possible to hit a cricket ball any harder than Dexter did today. Melbourne is a huge ground and no one who hits a six here is likely to forget it. Against Veivers, an off-spinner, Dexter twice cleared the sight screen, once by a good 20 yards.
His powerful innings enlivened the First and Second Tests and gave England a 1—0 lead in the series. Australia came back to win the Third Test at Sydneywhere Dexter had preferred to keep his fast bowling attack from the Second Test even when Fred Trueman volunteered to stand down in favour of a second spinner to Fred Titmus.
Swanton and others thought that if either David Allen or Ray Illingworth had been in the team England would have won the Ashes. Even so, the match might have been saved if Dexter had not conceded 27 runs off 26 balls so that the teams would not have to return the next day to finish the game.
The last few overs were played in the rain and it rained for most of the fifth day, so England might have won the Ashes. In mitigation it should be noted that the Adelaide pitch was flat as a pancake. The Sydney ground was so saturated in the days before the match that mowing was impossible before the start.
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