On This Day…
On the 27 September 2015 Cricketer Frank ‘Typhoon” Tyson died
Frank Tyson made his first-class cricket debut for Northants in 1952 while on National Service in the Royal Corps of Signals.
He was selected for the 1954–55 Ashes tour and his prowess enabled England to win – the only time England won a series in Australia between 1932–33 and 1970–71.
He was Wisden’s Leading Cricketer of the World for 1955.