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Dennis Amiss’s long association with Warwickshire began in 1960 when he made his first-class debut for the club and he went on to represent his club and country with distinction, before also working at Edgbaston as chief executive and chairman following his retirement.
A wonderful stroke-maker, Amiss played 50 Tests and 18 One-Day Internationals for his country between 1966 and 1977, scoring 11 Test centuries and four in ODI cricket, quickly adapting his game to the new format, which he says saved the game, particularly at domestic level.
He is one of only 25 players to have scored 100 first-class centuries and only four players have achieved the feat since he managed it.
One of his finest innings came in Jamaica in 1974 when he almost single-handedly saved a Test for England against the West Indies with an effort of 262 not out in 563 deliveries – the next highest score in the innings was 38.
He played international cricket several times at Edgbaston, although never managed to score a century, the closest he came being an innings of 86 against the West Indies in 1973 while he also hit 79 against India in 1974.
Amiss was a pioneer - one of the first cricketers to experiment with wearing helmets and the first man to score a century in a One-Day International - and he still holds the best ODI average (47.72) for an England player who has completed his career and played more than five matches.
Aside from his many roles at Warwickshire, he also spent time as an England selector, a position to which he was appointed in 1992.