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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
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 228/4 (47.5 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 Essex 106/0 (36 ov)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 Glamorgan 17/0 (5.4 ov)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 23/0 (11 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 Leics 65/7 (28.3 ov)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 Notts 165/3 (46.5 ov)
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 31/0 (7 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 Warwickshire 31/1 (17.4 ov)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 374/6 (96 ov)
ENG Women v PAK Women at Leicester - Jun 27
ENG Women 357/6 (48.2/50 ov)
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