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
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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 Leics at Derby - May 25-28
Match drawn
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - May 26-29
Surrey 369 & 55/1 (17 ov) Essex 383
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea - May 26-29
Durham 342 & 158/3 (46.1 ov) Glamorgan 353
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells - May 26-29
Kent 369 & 298/2d Sussex 164 & 182/6 (62 ov, target 504)
Northants v Worcs at Northampton - May 26-29
Worcs won by 8 wickets
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - May 26-28
Notts won by an innings and 50 runs
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - May 26-28
Hampshire won by 90 runs
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