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Allan White      

Full name Allan Frederick Tinsdale White

Born September 5, 1915, Earlsdon, Coventry, Warwickshire

Died March 16, 1993, Worcester (aged 77 years 192 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Warwickshire, Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Uppingham; Cambridge University

Allan Frederick Tinsdale White
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 142 247 17 5035 95 21.89 0 26 46 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 142 22 26 0 - - - 7.09 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1936-1949
Profile

WHITE, ALLAN FREDERICK TINSDALE, who died on March 16,1993, at the age of 77, captained Worcestershire for three seasons after the war. After playing for Uppingham and the successful Cambridge side of 1936 (he missed a Blue the following year), he played nine games for his native Warwickshire before joining Worcestershire in 1939. He had no immediate success but he returned after the war and emerged as a competent enough batsman to pass 1,000 runs, though he never scored a first-class century. He was made captain in 1947 and quickly established himself as a popular and enterprising leader. However, his mushroom growing business made increasing demands. He retired after 1949, when he shared the captaincy with Bob Wyatt, and Worcestershire came close to their first-ever Championship.
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Apr 28, 1948

Don Bradman starts his fourth and final tour of England by tossing with Worcestershire captain Allan White, Worcestershire v Australians, Worcester, April 28, 1948

Don Bradman starts his fourth and final tour of England by tossing with Allan White

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