End of a Long Innings

Gordon Lindsay Weir, the world’s oldest surviving Test cricketer, died in Auckland on October 31 aged 95 years and 151 days. Known in cricketing circles as ‘Dad,’ the right-hand batsman and medium-pace bowler played 11 Tests for New Zealand, as well as making 9 first-class rugby appearances for Auckland.

Gordon Lindsay Weir: 2 June 1908 – 31 October 2003

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Another Indy 500 Win for Scott Dixon

Another Indy 500 Win for Scott Dixon

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