James Brown receives Hall of Fame cap

12 Sep

Hall of fameJames Brown MBE attended the Castle Avenue in Dublin to be presented with his cap as an inductee into the Scottish Cricket Hall of Fame.

Mr Brown was met by Cricket Scotland Chief Historian Neil Leitch and Robin Walsh the current President of Cricket Ireland, on the first day of the Intercontinental Cup match between Ireland and Scotland (pictured).

Jimmy Brown

James Brown was an outstanding wicket-keeper batsman who was a fixture in the Scotland team from 1953 until 1973, captaining them on 53 occasions. Up to the end of season 2005 he held the record for most dismissals for Scotland, 119 catches and 40 stumpings, until it was overtaken by Colin Smith.

The presentation was made to James Brown in Dublin, where he now resides, after Terry Racionzer and Ryan Watson were inducted into the Hall of Fame at the interval of the Scotland v Australia fixture on September 3 at the Grange in Edinburgh.  

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