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Charles Clark      

Full name Charles Manning Hope Clark

Born March 3, 1915, Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Died May 23, 1991, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia (aged 76 years 81 days)

Major teams Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Melbourne Grammar School; Melbourne University; Oxford University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 3 6 0 87 22 14.50 0 0 1 1
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1939 - 1939
Profile

A wicketkeeper/batsman, Charles Clark was one of those unfortunates whose first-class career would have amounted to much more had his time at Oxford University not almost all overlapped with World War Two. He had established himself in club cricket in Melbourne by the time he moved to England in 1938 to study. He made his mark in the 1939 Freshman's match with 44, and was included in the first few matches of the summer. However, Oxford fared badly, Clark did moderately, and the team was radically changed midway through the season and he lost his place.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby - May 31-Jun 3
Gloucs 329 & 49/0d Derbyshire 77/2d & 170/7
Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - May 31-Jun 3
Leics won by 6 wickets
Glamorgan v Northants at Cardiff - May 31-Jun 3
Glamorgan won by 10 wickets
Hampshire v Worcs at Southampton - May 31-Jun 3
Hampshire 222 & 220/6 Worcs 403/5d
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - May 31-Jun 3
Warwickshire 342 & 187 Middlesex 260 & 104/3
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - May 31-Jun 3
Match drawn
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Jun 1-3
Notts won by 159 runs
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