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Wednesday, 24 July 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRO- JAMAICAN LESLIE GEORGE HYLTON A WEST INDIAN CRICKETER, A FAST BOWLER - THE ONLY TEST CRICKTER TO HAVE BEEN EXECUTED :
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY Leslie George Hylton 29 March 1905 – 17 May 1955 was a West Indian cricketer, a fast bowler who played in six Test matches between 1935 and 1939 for the West Indies. He also played 40 first-class games for his native Jamaica.
Hylton debuted with four Tests in the 1934–1935 season, taking 13 wickets at an average of 19.3, but had to wait until 1939 before playing his next two Tests. In that trip to England, he added three more wickets to his career tally, and did not play in any more Tests subsequently.