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Tom Sidwell      

Full name Thomas Edgar Sidwell

Born January 30, 1888, Belgrave, Leicester

Died December 8, 1958, Braunstone Frith, Leicestershire (aged 70 years 312 days)

Major teams Leicestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Thomas Edgar Sidwell
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 392 605 87 7929 105 15.30 3 583 137
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 392 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1913 - 1933
Profile

Tom Sidwell kept wicket for Leicestershire between 1913 and 1933, his total of 551 catches and 127 stumpings constituted a record for the county. He was on the books between 1914 and 1931, when he officially retired, and in that time only missed six matches. He was persuaded to make a comeback in 1933 when Paddy Corrall sustained a fractured skull when hit by a flailing bat and remained for the rest of the summer.

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May 13, 1929

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