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Maurice Manasseh      

Full name Maurice Manasseh

Born January 12, 1943, Calcutta (now Kolkata), Bengal, India

Current age 72 years 104 days

Major teams Middlesex, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium, Right-arm offbreak

Education Epsom College; Oxford University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 42 73 11 1607 129* 25.91 2 6 19 0
List A 1 1 0 4 4 4.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 42 5478 2557 61 5/51 41.91 2.80 89.8 2 0
List A 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1962 - 1967
List A span 1967 - 1967
Profile

Maurice Manasseh was a middle-order batsman and a useful bowler as either a seamer or offspinner. In his last year at Epsom he scored six hundreds, including four in succession, and impressed so much in the season-end schools' festival at Lord's that Middlesex picked him for their 2nd XI. Unsurprisingly, he was in the Oxford side from the off but bizarrely missed out on a Blue in 1962 despite being the leading wicket-taker as well as scoring three fifties. He again failed to win a Blue in 1963, once more despite having played almost all the summer in the side, but was finally rewarded in 1964 when he scored 129* a fortnight before the Varsity match and capped that with 45 and 100* in the game itself. He played a few matches for Middlesex over the next three or four years without recapturing that form. He represented Middlesex's 2nd XI between 1960 and 1968. .
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street - Apr 26-29
Sussex 335 Durham 103/2
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Apr 26-29
Gloucs 275 Derbyshire 24/0
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - Apr 26-29
Notts 301/6
Lancashire v Kent at Manchester - Apr 26-29
Lancashire 317/5
Leics v Northants at Leicester - Apr 26-29
Northants 251 Leics 102/1
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Apr 26-29
Somerset 408 Middlesex 10/0
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 26-29
Surrey 293/5
Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Apr 26-29
Warwickshire 270/4
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