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Denis Compton

Full name:Denis Charles Scott Compton
Born:23rd May 1918, Hendon, Middlesex, England
Died:23rd April 1997, Windsor, Berkshire, England
Batting:Right-hand batsman
Bowling:Slow left-arm chinaman
Other Sports:Soccer for Arsenal (1950 FA Cup Final) and England (in wartime internationals).
Biography:Awarded CBE in 1958 New Year Honours
Relations:Brother: LH Compton; Grandson: BG Compton; Grandson: NRD Compton; Son: PMD Compton; Son: RCD Compton
Teams:England (Test: 1937-1956/57);
Middlesex (Main FC: 1936-1958);
Europeans (Main FC: 1944/45-1945/46);
Holkar (Main FC: 1944/45);
Middlesex Second XI (Minor Counties Championship: 1935-1936);
All teams
Middlesex cap: 1937
Wisden Cricketer of the Year: 1939
Middlesex benefit season: 1949 (raised 12,200 pounds)
Middlesex Captain: 1951 - 1952
South African Cricket Annual Cricketer of the Year: 1957
Lists of matches and more detailed statistics

Test Career Batting and Fielding (1937-1956/57)
MINORunsHSAve10050Ct
England7813115580727850.06172849
Test Career Bowling (1937-1956/57)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve5wI10wMSRateEcon
England2710711410255-7056.4010108.403.12

First-Class Career Batting and Fielding (1936-1964)
MINORunsHSAve10050Ct
Overall515839883894230051.85123183416
First-Class Career Bowling (1936-1964)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve5wI10wMSRateEcon
Overall36816956200746227-3632.2719359.183.27

Minor Counties Championship Career Batting and Fielding (1935-1936)
MINORunsHSAve10050Ct
Middlesex Second XI4511284832.00001
Minor Counties Championship Career Bowling (1935-1936)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve5wI10wMSRateEcon
Middlesex Second XI16577063-1811.660027.502.54

 

 

 

 

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