Bruce Laird

Bruce Laird

Bruce Malcolm Laird (born 21 November 1950, Mount Lawley, Western Australia) is a former Western Australian and Australian cricketer. He was an opening batsmen who played in 21 Tests and 23 ODIs. He also starred in World Series Cricket.

Read more about Bruce Laird:  Early Career, International Recognition, World Series Cricket, Return To Official Cricket, Dropped

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... The long period of international cricket was broken and Laird was afforded the opportunity to return to regular Shield cricket ... Wood had the better season scoring 542 runs to Laird's 209 ... winning the Shield that year, this poor form saw Laird dropped from the Test side and replaced by his team-mate ...

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