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Sydney Rippon      

Full name Arthur Ernest Sydney Rippon

Born April 29, 1892, Kensington, London

Died April 13, 1966, Berrylands, Surbiton, Surrey (aged 73 years 349 days)

Major teams Somerset

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Kings College, Taunton

Relation Twin brother - ADE Rippon

Arthur Ernest Sydney Rippon
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 104 185 8 3823 133 21.59 6 15 44 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 104 192 121 3 1/6 40.33 3.78 64.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1914 - 1937
Profile

Arthur Ernest Sydney Rippon, who died on April 13, aged 73, played as an amateur for Somerset between 1914 and 1937. At his best a brilliant batsman, on a number of occasions he opened the innings for the county with his twin brother, A. D. E. Rippon. In all, Arthur Rippon hit 3,833 runs, including six centuries, for an average of 21.17 and he held 46 catches. One of his best innings was that at Portsmouth in 1928, when he scored 112 and he and A. Young (92) made 197 in less than two and a half hours for the first wicket. J. C. White taking six wickets for 35 in the Hampshire second innings, Somerset triumphed in an innings with 28 runs to spare.
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Notes

AES Rippon played for Somerset against Gloucestershire on June 9 and 10, 1919 under the pseudonym S Trimnell. It turned out that he was sick without leave from his job at the Inland Revenue.

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Derbyshire 492 Kent 297/7 (101 ov)
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Glamorgan 260 & 188/2 (55.1 ov) Essex 313
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Northants 176 & 10/1 (3 ov) Gloucs 418
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire 270 & 85/3 (31.5 ov) Notts 189
Lancashire v Surrey at Manchester - May 22-24
Lancashire won by an innings and 96 runs
Leics v Worcs at Leicester - May 22-24
Worcs won by 7 wickets
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Somerset 376 Middlesex 309/6 (107 ov)
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Warwickshire 313 & 114 Durham 190 & 64/0 (27 ov, target 238)
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