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Harry Latchman

Biography

Born at Kingston, Jamaica in 1943, Amritt Harrichand known as 'Harry' Latchman was a lower order right-handed batsman and leg-break and googly bowler. He represented Middlesex from 1965 to 1973 playing 170 first-class matches before moving on to Nottinghamshire between 1974 and 1976 where he played a further 40 first-class matches. In his 210 first-class matches he scored 2,333 runs (av. 13.25) with a top score of 96, bagged 487 wickets (av. 27.90) with a best performance of 7 for 65 and he held 107 catches. He toured abroad once in 1967/68 with an International XI to Ceylon and India and has toured in recent years with M.C.C. teams to Italy, U.S.A. and Japan. He played two seasons of minor county cricket for Cambridgeshire between 1977 and 1978. A regular visitor to Lord's he is presently cricket coach at Merchant Taylors' School in Northwood, Middlesex.