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Brian Sellers      

Full name Arthur Brian Sellers

Born March 5, 1907, Keighley, Yorkshire

Died February 20, 1981, Eldwick, Bingley, Yorkshire (aged 73 years 352 days)

Major teams Yorkshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

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Arthur Brian Sellers
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 344 455 53 9270 204 23.05 4 45 273 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 344 1213 676 9 2/10 75.11 3.34 134.7 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1932-1948
Profile

Though admirers of Surrey's Stuart Surridge and Percy Fender may dispute it, there is a fairly widespread opinion in this country, and not only in the north, that Brian Sellers, who died on February 20 at the age of 73, was the finest tactician and leader of men among county captains. A disciplinarian with a fruity sense of humour, he guided his team of many talents and independent thought to six Championships in eight seasons up to the Hitler war (acting in F. E. Greenwood's stead for much of 1932), and had his batting been stronger he must have been given command of the Test team. He was certainly Test class as a close or cover fieldsman.

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