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Philip Whitcombe      

Full name Philip Sidney Whitcombe

Born October 3, 1893, Windsor, Berkshire

Died August 9, 1989, Hindhead, Surrey (aged 95 years 310 days)

Major teams Essex, Europeans (India)

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Relation Son - PA Whitcombe

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 4 7 2 81 32* 16.20 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 4 37 0 - - - - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1922 - 1930/31
Profile

Major-General Philip Sidney Whitcombe, who died on August 9, aged 95, was an amateur right-handed batsman and fast medium bowler who played a single match for Essex in 1922. He enjoyed little success, scoring 5 and 4 and taking 0 for 22 runs. While serving in India Whitcombe played three first-class matches for the Europeans against The Indians in Madras Presidency inter-communal matches. In the last of these, in January 1931, he scored 32 not out, his best score in first-class cricket. Whitcombe's overall first-class career record was 81 runs, average 16.20, but he failed to take a wicket.
The Cricketer

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Investec Test: England v New Zealand at Lord's - May 21-25
England 389 New Zealand 303/2
North Group: Leics v Derbyshire at Leicester - May 22
Leics won by 7 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
South Group: Somerset v Sussex at Taunton - May 22
Sussex won by 5 runs
South Group: Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22
Essex won by 5 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
North Group: Lancashire v Durham at Manchester - May 22
Durham won by 16 runs
North Group: Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 22
Yorkshire won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
North Group: Warwickshire v Worcs at Birmingham - May 22
Warwickshire won by 18 runs
South Group: Hampshire v Kent at Southampton - May 22
Hampshire 172/6 Kent 168/5 (19/20 ov)
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