Frank Tyson

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Birthday
6, 1930
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
6, 1930 (age 88)
Birthplace
England

About

Nicknamed "Typhoon Tyson", one of the fastest bowlers ever seen in cricket, he bowled for England and Northamptonshire.

Before Fame

He was a university graduate of Hatfield College in the University of Durham, unusual for a cricketer in the 1950's.

Trivia

He released more than 15 books about cricket, including 1982's The Cricketer Who Laughed and 1991's The Terms of the Game: Dictionary of Cricket.

Family Life

He grew up playing cricket with his older brother David.

Associated With

He and Monty Panesar both played county cricket for Northamptonshire.