Kenneth Higgs was an English fast-medium bowler, who was most successful as the opening partner to Brian Statham with Lancashire in the 1960s. He later played with success for Leicestershire. Cricket writer, Colin Bateman, noted, “Higgs was a fine medium-fast bowler with an impressive pedigree, who suddenly went out of fashion with the selectors after one Test of the 1968 Ashes series”.
|Full name:||Kenneth Higgs|
|Born:||Jan 14, 1937, Kidsgrove, Staffordshire, England|
|Died:||Sept 7, 2016|
|Batting style:||Left-handed batsman (LHB)|
|Bowling style:||Right arm fast medium (RFM), right arm medium (RM)|
About Ken Higgs
Former fast-medium bowler for England, took 1,033 wickets for Leicestershire, Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1967.
He was enlisted in the military and made his debut for Staffordshire in 1957.
He took one hundred wickets in two consecutive seasons (1959-60).
He has two sons named Pat and Terry.
He and Geoff Pullar were both named Wisden’s Cricketers of the Year during the 1960’s.
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