Reggie Spooner      

Full name Reginald Herbert Spooner

Born October 21, 1880, Litherland, Lancashire

Died October 2, 1961, Lincoln (aged 80 years 346 days)

Major teams England, Lancashire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Reginald Herbert Spooner
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 10 15 0 481 119 32.06 1 4 1 4 0
First-class 237 393 16 13681 247 36.28 31 59 142 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 237 710 582 6 1/5 97.00 4.91 118.3 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Manchester, Jul 24-26, 1905 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 19-22, 1912 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1899-1923
Profile

Reginald Herbert Spooner, whose name is linked with the greatest batsmen of Edwardian England, died in a nursing home at Lincoln on October 2, after a few weeks' illness, at the age of 80. One of the most beautiful stroke-makers known to the game, he adorned the cricketing scene as a player for Lancashire and England in an age of giants, when quality, style and skill were wedded as perhaps at no other time.

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1905

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Essex at Chesterfield - Jul 7-10
Derbyshire 275 & 237/5 Essex 277
Hampshire v Gloucs at Southampton - Jul 7-10
Hampshire 297 Gloucs 446/5
Leics v Kent at Leicester - Jul 7-10
Leics 217 & 388 Kent 302 & 66/1
Middlesex v Somerset at Uxbridge - Jul 7-10
Middlesex 338 & 169/2 Somerset 264/9d
Yorkshire v Durham at Leeds - Jul 7-10
Yorkshire 426 Durham 231 & 59/1 (f/o)
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