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Charles Lyttelton      

Full name Charles John Lyttelton

Born August 8, 1909, Kensington, London

Died March 20, 1977, Marylebone, London (aged 67 years 224 days)

Major teams Worcestershire

Also known as succeeded as 10th Viscount Cobham in 1949

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Great-grandfather - GW Lyttelton, Grandfather - CG Lyttelton, Father - JC Lyttelton, Uncle - CF Lyttelton

Charles John Lyttelton
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 104 171 14 3181 162 20.26 1 52 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 104 1318 32 4/83 41.18 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1932 - 1960/61
Profile

Charles John Lyttelton, the 10th Viscount Cobham, KC, PC, GCMG, GCVO, who died in hospital on March 20, aged 67, was a member of one of the greatest of cricketing families. He himself, as the Hon. C. J. Lyttelton, began to play for Worcestershire in 1932 and, after captaining them on a number of occasions in 1935 and going out to Australia and New Zealand that winter as Vice-Captain of the MCC side under E. R. T. Holmes, was the county's official Captain from 1936 to 1939. This was the more remarkable as at Eton he was nowhere near the XI. But by keenness and close study of the principles of the game he made himself first into a good club cricketer and then into a competent county one.

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Feb 27, 1961

Lord Cobham lofts one to the leg side while MCC keeper Jim Parks looks on, Governor-General's XI v MCC, 3rd day, Auckland, February 27, 1961

Lord Cobham lofts one to the leg side while MCC keeper Jim Parks looks on

© PA Photos

1933

Charles Lyttelton, latterly Lord Cobham

Charles Lyttelton, latterly Lord Cobham

© The Cricketer International

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Derbyshire 492 & 9/3 (6 ov) Kent 412
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Glamorgan 260 & 295/3 (91 ov) Essex 313
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Northants 176 & 120/3 (42 ov) Gloucs 418
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire 270 & 189/8 (67 ov) Notts 189
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Somerset 376 Middlesex 407/9 (139 ov)
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Warwickshire 313 & 114 Durham 190 & 154/4 (60 ov, target 238)
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