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Tom Angus      

Full name Thomas Angus

Born November 23, 1934, Gateshead, Co Durham

Died May 14, 1988, Englefield Green, Surrey (aged 53 years 173 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 7 11 5 49 18* 8.16 0 0 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 7 890 353 23 4/81 15.34 2.37 38.6 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1956 - 1957
Profile

Tom Angus died suddenly, aged 53, at Englefield Green, Surrey, on May 14, 1988, during a match, having retired ill after opening the batting for his club side. A right-arm medium-fast bowler, when he joined the groundstaff at Lord's he was one of a crop of young players to whom Middlesex were looking for success in the mid-fifties. Angus played in seven matches for the county, but did not make the grade in spite of good-looking figures; his 23 wickets cost him 15.34 runs apiece. A projected trial for Somerset never took place, and he later played for Durham County and as a much respected professional in league cricket in the north-east.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby - Apr 19-22
Lancashire 243/6
Essex v Kent at Chelmsford - Apr 19-22
Kent 193 Essex 35/3
Glamorgan v Surrey at Cardiff - Apr 19-22
Surrey 310/3
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - Apr 19-22
Notts 343/5
Sussex v Worcs at Hove - Apr 19-22
Sussex 345 Worcs 15/0
Warwickshire v Hampshire at Birmingham - Apr 19-22
Hampshire 276/7
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