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Alan Moss      

Full name Alan Edward Moss

Born November 14, 1930, Tottenham, Middlesex

Current age 83 years 346 days

Major teams England, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 9 7 1 61 26 10.16 0 0 1 1 0
First-class 382 410 171 1671 40 6.99 0 0 143 0
List A 3 3 1 11 7 5.50 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 9 16 1657 626 21 4/35 5/76 29.80 2.26 78.9 1 0 0
First-class 382 63523 27035 1301 8/31 20.78 2.55 48.8 65 13
List A 3 215 60 6 4/14 4/14 10.00 1.67 35.8 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v England at Kingston, Jan 15-21, 1954 scorecard
Last Test England v South Africa at Nottingham, Jul 7-11, 1960 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1950-1968
List A span 1963-1968
Profile

Alan Moss was a tall right-arm fast-medium bowler who opened the Middlesex attack throughout the 1950s and early 1960s, a lean period for the county. He coupled excellent stamina with tight control and in his opening overs could be genuinely quick. His nine Test appearances were spread over six years, and he only really found his best form in his final two outings, against South Africa in 1960. At Lord's he took 4 for 35 in the first innings, and followed with 3 for 36 in the second innings at Nottingham. After retiring he ran a printing business and was also chairman of Middlesex.
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Latest Photos

Mar 1, 1952

Alan Moss splitting willow wood with Stuart Surridge

Alan Moss splitting willow wood with Stuart Surridge

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