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Michael Harbottle      

Full name Michael Neale Harbottle

Born February 7, 1917, Littlehampton, Sussex

Died April 30, 1997, Oxford (aged 80 years 82 days)

Major teams Army

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 1 1 0 156 156 156.00 1 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1938 - 1938
Profile

HARBOTTLE, BRIGADIER MICHAEL NEALE, OBE, who died on May 1, 1997, aged 80, played one innings in his only first-class match, and scored 156, for the Army against Oxford University at Camberley in 1938. Harbottle emerged as a talented left-handed batsman at Marlborough. He was rejected by the Navy because of bunions, but these did not bother the Army and he became captain of the Sandhurst XI. In the 1960s he became chief of staff for the UN peace-keeping force in Cyprus and was later an organiser of Generals for Peace and Disarmament.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Cambs MCCU v Notts at Cambridge - Mar 28-30
Notts won by 344 runs
Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU at Cardiff - Mar 28-30
Match drawn
Gloucs v Durham MCCU at Bristol - Mar 28-30
Match drawn
Kent v Lds-Brd MCCU at Canterbury - Mar 28-30
Kent won by 212 runs
Leics v Lbroug MCCU at Leicester - Mar 28-30
Match drawn
Oxford MCCU v Surrey at Oxford - Mar 28-30
Match drawn
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