Who played both cricket and football for England?

May 6, 2020 Off By idswater

Who played both cricket and football for England?

Denis Charles Scott Compton CBE (23 May 1918 – 23 April 1997) was an English cricketer who played in 78 Test matches and spent his whole cricket career with Middlesex….Denis Compton.

Personal information
Born 23 May 1918 Hendon, Middlesex, England
Died 23 April 1997 (aged 78) Windsor, Berkshire, England
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)

Which country plays both football and cricket?

England
England is the most prominent nation to feature in both tournaments.

Team World Cup Cricket World Cup Football
Canada 1979, 2003, 2007, 2011 1986
England 1975, 1979, 1983, 1987, 1992, 1996, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015 1950, 1954, 1958, 1962, 1966, 1970, 1982, 1986,
1990, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014 (England)
1958 (Wales)

Who is the first and the only woman to played both World Cup football and cricket?

Clare Taylor
She represented England at both cricket, as a member of the winning World Cup cricket team in 1993, and football (World Cup 1995). She was awarded the MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2000 for her services to women’s sport….Clare Taylor.

Clare Taylor MBE
Domestic team information
Years Team
1988–2006 Yorkshire
2000/01 Otago

Who are the players who have played in both football and Cricket World Cups?

Players who played in both Football and Cricket World Cups: Ellyse Perry achieved this unique double when she appeared in the final of both cricket (2009) and football World Cups (2011). Viv Richards played for Antigua and Barbuda at football (in the qualifiers only) and West Indies at cricket.

Who is the only cricketer to play football?

While not much is known about Sir Viv’s footballing career as he gave up the sport early on after establishing himself as an international cricketer, it is a fact that he the only sportsman in history to represent his country in both World Cup cricket and World Cup football (albeit, just the qualifying stage).

Who was the only West Indies cricketer to play in the Cricket World Cup?

Sir Viv Richards, the legendary West Indies batsman, had sublime footballing skills.He wasn’t just any footballer, but the only player to play in the football and cricket World Cups.The legendary batsman represented Antigua in the qualifying rounds of the 1974 football World Cup.

Who was the second player to play for both cricket and rugby?

Namibian Rudie van Vuuren appeared in both the cricket and rugby union World Cups in 2003. Anderson Cummins is only the second player to represent two different teams in the World Cup (West Indies 1991-92 and Canada 2007). The other is Kepler Wessels who played for Australia in 1983 and for South Africa in 1991-92.

Players who played in both Football and Cricket World Cups: Ellyse Perry achieved this unique double when she appeared in the final of both cricket (2009) and football World Cups (2011). Viv Richards played for Antigua and Barbuda at football (in the qualifiers only) and West Indies at cricket.

While not much is known about Sir Viv’s footballing career as he gave up the sport early on after establishing himself as an international cricketer, it is a fact that he the only sportsman in history to represent his country in both World Cup cricket and World Cup football (albeit, just the qualifying stage).

Sir Viv Richards, the legendary West Indies batsman, had sublime footballing skills.He wasn’t just any footballer, but the only player to play in the football and cricket World Cups.The legendary batsman represented Antigua in the qualifying rounds of the 1974 football World Cup.

Namibian Rudie van Vuuren appeared in both the cricket and rugby union World Cups in 2003. Anderson Cummins is only the second player to represent two different teams in the World Cup (West Indies 1991-92 and Canada 2007). The other is Kepler Wessels who played for Australia in 1983 and for South Africa in 1991-92.