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Arthur Day      

Full name Arthur Percival Day

Born April 10, 1885, Kidbrooke, Blackheath, Kent

Died January 22, 1969, Budleigh Salterton, Devon (aged 83 years 287 days)

Major teams Kent

Nickname Happy

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast, Legbreak

Education Malvern

Relation Brother - SH Day, Brother - SE Day

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 157 243 25 7174 184* 32.90 13 38 92 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 157 7334 3480 132 8/49 26.36 2.84 55.5 4 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1905-1925
Profile

Arthur Percival Day played as an amateur for Kent from 1905 to 1923. In the XI at Malvern from 1901 to 1904, he was captain in the last two seasons. In 1904, with the aid of an innings of 201 not out, he headed the School batting figures with 880 runs, average 67.69. His first summer with Kent was his most successful as a batsman, for he hit a century in each of the two matches with Gloucestershire and reached an aggregate of 1,050 runs, average 35. In 1908, when he scored 118 against Somerset at Taunton, he and E. Humphreys added 248, which remains a record for the Kent seventh wicket.

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