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Sam Cook      

Full name Cecil Cook

Born August 23, 1921, Tetbury, Gloucestershire

Died September 5, 1996, Tetbury, Gloucestershire (aged 75 years 13 days)

Major teams England, Gloucestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Other Umpire

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 1 2 0 4 4 2.00 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 506 612 249 1965 35* 5.41 0 0 153 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 1 2 180 127 0 - - - 4.23 - 0 0 0
First-class 506 106366 36578 1782 9/42 20.52 2.06 59.6 99 15
Career statistics
Only Test England v South Africa at Nottingham, Jun 7-11, 1947 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1946 - 1964
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Wisden Obituary
It was a familiar loudspeaker announcement at the county ground in Bristol during the late'40s. With his plummy voice and wavering degrees of optimism, Colonel Henson, the Gloucestershire secretary, would ask over a crackling line: `Is anyone going Tetbury way? Cook would be grateful for a lift.'

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