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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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Jan 25, 1945

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Derbyshire v Worcs at Derby - Aug 31-Sep 3
Derbyshire 356 Worcs 221/6
Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street - Aug 31-Sep 3
Durham 253 & 196/7 Notts 188
Hampshire v Leics at Southampton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Leics 303 Hampshire 48/0
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - Aug 31-Sep 3
Glamorgan 329 Kent 205/4
Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester - Aug 31-Sep 3
Lancashire 278 Yorkshire 396/5
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - Aug 31-Sep 3
Warwickshire 362/8d
Somerset v Northants at Taunton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Somerset 314 Northants 135/4
Surrey v NZ A at The Oval - Aug 31-Sep 2
Surrey 101 & 72/3 NZ A 211
1st T20I: Eng Women v SA Women at Chelmsford - Sep 1
Eng Women won by 9 wickets (with 39 balls remaining)
4th ODI: England v India at Birmingham
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