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Philip Whitcombe      

Full name Philip John Whitcombe

Born November 11, 1928, Worcester

Died July 2008 (aged 79 years)

Major teams Oxford University, Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education RGS Worcester; Oxford University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 34 53 6 1156 104 24.59 1 30 8
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 34 8 10 1 1/8 10.00 7.50 8.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1949 - 1952
Profile

Philip Whitcombe was a wicketkeeper-batsman who played for Oxford University between 1950 and 1952, winning a Blue in 1951 and 1952, and also made a few appearances for Worcestershire before and after his university career. After a good freshman year, he was a regular in the side in his second year, scoring his only first-class hundred against Hampshire in an otherwise disappointing season with the bat. In 1953 he scored 60 against both Middlesex and Sussex and then played the rest of the summer for Worcestershire. His best performance was in his final game when he scored 37 and 89*, again against Hampshire.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 & 56/4 (19 ov) Essex 640
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 & 104/1 (31 ov) Durham 447
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 & 195/6 (74 ov) Sussex 447/8d
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 117/2 (44 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 131 & 62/3 (20 ov) (f/o)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 Gloucs 226/5 (78 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 & 77/3 (31 ov) Lancashire 196
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