Peter Smith      

Full name Thomas Peter Bromley Smith

Born October 30, 1908, Ipswich, Suffolk

Died August 4, 1967, Hyères, France (aged 58 years 278 days)

Major teams England, Essex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Thomas Peter Bromley Smith
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 5 0 33 24 6.60 0 0 2 0 1 0
First-class 465 690 125 10142 163 17.95 8 32 345 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 5 538 319 3 2/172 2/172 106.33 3.55 179.3 0 0 0
First-class 465 95007 45058 1697 9/77 26.55 2.84 55.9 122 28
Career statistics
Test debut England v India at The Oval, Aug 17-20, 1946 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v England at Christchurch, Mar 21-25, 1947 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1929 - 1951
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Wisden obituary
Thomas Peter Bromley Smith, who died in France as a result of a brain haemorrhage following a fall while on holiday on August 4, aged 58, played with distinction as a professional all-rounder for Essex from 1929 to 1951. In that time he made 10,170 runs, average 17.98, and took 1,697 wickets--more than any other Essex bowler--for 26.63 runs each. A capital leg-break and googly exponent, he never lost his length even when at times receiving heavy punishment, as when H. T. Bartlett hit him for 28 in an over in the Gentlemen v. Players match at Lord's in 1938.

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1966

Peter Smith (Essex)

Peter Smith (Essex)

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May 15, 1948

Peter Smith bowls to Don Bradman - Bradman made 187 as the Australians scored 721, Essex v Australians, Southend, May 15, 1948

Peter Smith bowls to Don Bradman - Bradman made 187 as the Australians scored 721

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Jul 17, 1946

Peter Smith, July 17, 1946

Peter Smith

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Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1947

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street - Apr 26-29
Sussex 335 & 265 Durham 339 & 105/2
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Apr 26-29
Gloucs 275 & 166/4 Derbyshire 545/9d
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - Apr 26-29
Notts 371 & 116/1 Hampshire 276
Lancashire v Kent at Manchester - Apr 26-29
Lancashire 444 Kent 252 & 134/3 (f/o)
Leics v Northants at Leicester - Apr 26-29
Northants 251 & 371/8 Leics 305
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Apr 26-29
Somerset 408 & 222/5 Middlesex 317
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 26-29
Surrey 340 & 8/1 Essex 610/8d
Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Apr 26-29
Warwickshire 435 & 27/1 Yorkshire 303
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