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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
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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