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Larwood, Harold

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishLarwood, HaroldHarold LarwoodLar‧wood, Har‧old /ˈlɑːwʊd $ ˈlɑːr, ˈhærəld/  (1904–1995) an English cricket player famous for the great speed of his bowling. When England went to Australia in 1932–33 Larwood was ordered to bowl fast balls which were difficult and sometimes dangerous for the batsman to play, which caused a public scandal.
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