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David Rome      

Full name David Audley Moberley Rome

Born April 14, 1910, Marylebone, London

Died May 20, 1970, Kennington, London (aged 60 years 36 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Education Eton College; Cambridge University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 4 6 0 56 32 9.33 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 4 24 11 0 - - - 2.75 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1930-1933
Profile

David Rome, who died as the result of a fall at The Oval on May 20, aged 60, appeared occasionally for Middlesex between 1931 and 1933. A son of Brigadier-General C. S. Rome, who captained Harrow in 1893, he was in the XI of that school from 1926 to 1929, being captain in the last year when he scored 74 and 27 not out against Eton, 90 against Winchester and headed the batting averages with 69.25. Going up to Cambridge, he did not gain a Blue. He later played for Surrey 2nd XI, Harrow Wanderers, I Zingari and the Free Foresters. For many years till his death, he was a member of the Surrey County Committee.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Northants at Chester-le-Street - Sep 15-17
Durham won by an innings and 219 runs
Hampshire v Kent at Southampton - Sep 15-18
Kent 507 Hampshire 351 & 110/1 (f/o)
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Sep 15-18
Sussex 391 & 244/3 Notts 413
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Sep 15-18
Somerset 523/9d Middlesex 223 & 140/1 (f/o)
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 15-17
Derbyshire won by 8 wickets
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