Rare Cricketing Images from Yesteryear: Bodyline

W M Woodfull of Australia ducks to avoid a rising ball from Harold Larwood of England during the Fourth Test match at Brisbane on the infamous ‘Bodyline’ Tour of Australia … Photo by Central Press/Getty Images

….. and THEN here is an image of the architect of Bodyline, Douglas Jardine, the hard-nosed English public school gentleman

 … seemingly a lean, mean man

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