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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
2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d Sri Lanka 101 & 162/3 (47 ov) (f/o)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 Essex 153/0 (41.2 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 Durham 75/1 (15 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 264 & 38/3 (18.4 ov) Somerset 102
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 Sussex 216/1 (58 ov)
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 243/4 (64 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 204/2 (60 ov)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 221/7 (63.5 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 201/5 (64 ov)
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