Derek Underwood

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Birthday
8, 1945
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
8, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
England

About

Nicknamed "Deadly", one of the world's most feared bowlers for over a decade, he played county cricket for Kent from 1963–1987.

Before Fame

He made his first-class debut for Kent at age 17, where he became the youngest player to take 100 County Championship wickets in a debut season.

Trivia

He took his 100th Test wicket and 1,000th first-class wicket at the very young age of 25.

Family Life

His father, Leslie Underwood, was also a cricket bowler.

Associated With

He and Dennis Amiss were teammates on the English team that played in World Series Cricket in the late 70's.