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Heathfield Stephenson      

Full name Heathfield Harman Stephenson

Born May 3, 1833, Esher, Surrey

Died December 17, 1896, Uppingham, Rutland (aged 63 years 228 days)

Major teams Players, Surrey

Nickname Spurgeon

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast (roundarm)

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Other Umpire, Coach

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 256 452 41 7360 119 17.90 3 25 152 25
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 256 13775 4961 303 8/28 16.37 2.16 45.4 17 4
Career statistics
First-class debut Surrey v Kent at The Oval, Aug 29-31, 1853 scorecard
Last First-class 1871
Umpiring statistics
Only Test England v Australia at The Oval, Sep 6-8, 1880 scorecard
Test matches 1
Test statistics
Profile

Heathfield Stephenson was a stalwart of the Surrey side for almost two decades, and while an offspinning allrounder for a brief period early in his career, he was mainly a batsman and he latterly kept wicket. One of the county's leading professionals, he reached his peak in 1864 and 1865 when he scored 824 and 788 runs, including all three of his first-class hundreds. In 1861-62 he led a professional side to Australia, a business venture which return a profit of £10,000. He retired after his benefit in 1871 and until his death coached at Uppingham. He also stood as an umpire in some high-profile matches, and in 1880 officiated in the first Test in England.
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