Maurice Allom      

Full name Maurice James Carrick Allom

Born March 23, 1906, Northwood, Middlesex

Died April 8, 1995, Dene Park, Shipbourne, Tinbridge, Kent (aged 89 years 16 days)

Major teams England, Cambridge University, Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

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Relation Son - ATC Allom

Maurice James Carrick Allom
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 5 3 2 14 8* 14.00 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 179 203 51 1953 64 12.84 0 5 83 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 5 8 817 265 14 5/38 8/55 18.92 1.94 58.3 1 1 0
First-class 179 34133 14291 605 9/55 23.62 2.51 56.4 30 3
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v England at Christchurch, Jan 10-13, 1930 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Durban, Jan 16-20, 1931 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1926 - 1938
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Wisden Obituary
With one sensational over at Lancaster Park, Christchurch in Jan 1930, Maurice Allom joined the immortals. England, led by Harold Gilligan (while another England team played Tests in West Indies that extraordinary winter), were playing in New Zealand in that country's inaugural Test, and Allom, the tall, strongly-built Cambridge and Surrey amateur, aged 23, was on Test debut. His eighth over saw Roger Blunt narrowly escape being lbw to the first ball (a leg-bye was taken); Stewart Dempster was bowled by the next; Tom Lowry, the large Kiwi skipper, played and missed at the third ball and was lbw to the fourth; Ken James was caught by wicketkeeper Tich Cornford, standing up at the stumps; and the sixth ball bowled Ted Badcock, giving Allom a hat-trick and four wickets in five balls.

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1970

Maurice Allom, MCC secretary, after meeting James Callaghan, 1970

Maurice Allom, MCC secretary, after meeting James Callaghan

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Final: ENG Women v IND Women at Lord's - Jul 23
ENG Women 228/7 IND Women 159/3 (36.3/50 ov, target 229)
1st Test: England U19 v India U19 at Chesterfield - Jul 23-26
India U19 298/5 (62 ov)
South Group: Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - Jul 23
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
South Group: Hampshire v Surrey at Southampton - Jul 23
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
North Group: Lancashire v Durham at Manchester - Jul 23
Lancashire 174/5 Durham 42/1 (5.3/20 ov, target 175)
South Group: Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Jul 23
Middlesex 98/3 (10.2/16 ov)
South Group: Sussex v Kent at Hove - Jul 23
Kent 176/4 (20 ov)
North Group: Warwickshire v Derbyshire at Birmingham - Jul 23
Warwickshire 197/4 Derbyshire 83/4 (9.4/20 ov, target 198)
North Group: Yorkshire v Worcs at Leeds - Jul 23
Yorkshire 233/6 Worcs 70/2 (7/20 ov, target 234)
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