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Charles Robson      

Full name Charles Robson

Born June 20, 1859, Kilburn, Middlesex

Died September 27, 1943, South Moor, Abingdon, Berkshire (aged 84 years 99 days)

Major teams Hampshire, London County, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Charles Robson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 160 278 26 3840 101 15.23 1 201 45
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 160 165 2 1/2 82.50 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1881-1904
Profile

Charles Robson, after playing a little for Middlesex, was actively associated with Hampshire from 1891 to 1906, captaining the county in four seasons, 1899 to 1902. A useful wicketkeeper, he went to America with K. S. Ranjitsinhji's team in 1899, and in 1901-02 was deputy to A. A. Lilley for A. C. MacLaren's side in Australia. Then 42 years of age, he did not play in any Test match. In 1903 he appeared for Gentlemen against Players at the Oval. Often playing a good innings, he scored 52 out of 113 added with Captain J. G. Greig for Hampshire against Lancashire at Liverpool in 1901. Greig scored 296 without being dismissed in a match that was always an uphill fight for his side, and, thanks to his efforts, was drawn. Tall and of robust build, Robson hit hard besides showing skill in defence.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

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C.Robson, Hampshire captain 1900-1902

Charles Robson

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