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Bertie Buse      

Full name Herbert Francis Thomas Buse

Born August 5, 1910, Ashley Down, Bristol

Died February 23, 1992, Combe Park, Bath, Somerset (aged 81 years 202 days)

Major teams Somerset

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 304 523 55 10623 132 22.69 7 151 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 304 43866 18908 657 8/41 28.77 2.58 66.7 20 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1929-1953
Profile

Herbert Francis Thomas Buse, the Somerset all-rounder, died in hospital in Bath on February 23, 1992, aged 81. Bertie Buse played in 304 first-class matches between 1929 and 1953. He will be best remembered for the disaster that attended his benefit match at Bath in 1953, which was the last but one first-class match in England to be completed in a day. Somerset were bowled out for 55 and 79 and lost to Lancashire by an innings and 24; Buse helped cause his own misfortune by taking six for 41.

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