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Reginald Bettington      

Full name Reginald Henshall Brindley Bettington

Born February 24, 1900, Oatlands, Parramatta, New South Wales

Died June 24, 1969, Gisborne, New Zealand (aged 69 years 120 days)

Major teams Middlesex, New South Wales, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Education King's School, Paramatta; Oxford University

Relation Brother - BCJ Bettington, Brother-in-law - TC Lowry

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 86 142 21 3314 127 27.38 4 8 60 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 86 8496 357 8/66 23.79 21 5
Career statistics
First-class span 1920-1938
Profile

Dr Reginald Henshall Brindley Bettington, who died in an accident - his car fell 100 feet on to a railway line - in New Zealand on June 24, aged 69, was a fine all-round sportsman. He was in the Oxford XI for four years from 1920, being captain in 1923; played as a forward in the University Rugby matches of 1920 and 1922 and got his Blue at golf. He appeared for Middlesex, for Gentlemen v. Players and, after returning to Australia, captained New South Wales. In addition, he won both the New South Wales and Australian amateur golf championships.

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May 3, 1922

The Oxford side of 1922. Back: CJ Knott, RC Robertson-Glasgow, BH Lyon, TB Raikes, M Patten. Middle: RL Holdsworth, RH Bettington, GTS Stevens, VR Price, LP Hedges. Front: FH Barnard.

The Oxford side of 1922

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