Who is Geoff Pullar?
He was, however, a skilled batsman, rarely lifting the ball off the surface while driving elegantly and adept at accumulating by flicking the ball off his toes towards fine leg. Preferring to play off the front foot, Pullar was also a good puller of the ball and could crack a square cut. In his younger days he had been compared to Charlie Hallows and Eddie Paynter, two of Lancashire's crowd pleasing greats - he had the artistry of the former and the pugnacious aggression and watchful determination of the latter. Unlike most left-handers, Pullar was rarely guilty of flashing outside the off stump and showed excellent judgement.
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- Aug 1, 1935
on July 23, 2013
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