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Kenneth Harding      

Full name Kenneth Harding

Born February 12, 1892, Greenwich, London

Died November 30, 1977, Eastbourne, Sussex (aged 85 years 291 days)

Major teams Sussex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 3 6 1 91 55* 18.20 0 1 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1928 - 1928
Profile

A member of the XI at St Edward's, Oxford, Kenneth Harding lost part of his right hand in World War I, but even with this handicap made so many runs for Eastbourne that in 1928 he played three matches for Sussex and against Essex at Leyton scored 55 not out. Such was his ability at cub level that in 1952 he was appointed Eastbourne's 1st XI captain at the age of 60, some 20 seasons after he had first stood down from the post. A talented rugby player, he represented Blackheath and was talked about as being a possible candidate for England selection.

Country Fixtures Country Results
North Group: Derbyshire v Northants at Derby - Apr 30
Northants 307/7 Derbyshire 137/1 (22/50 ov, target 308)
South Group: Essex v Hampshire at Chelmsford - Apr 30
Essex 304/7 Hampshire 117/2 (22.5/50 ov, target 305)
South Group: Glamorgan v Surrey at Cardiff - Apr 30
Glamorgan 239 (48.3/50 ov)
North Group: Leics v Worcs at Leicester - Apr 30
Worcs 361/8 Leics 150/4 (19.3/50 ov, target 362)
South Group: Middlesex v Gloucs at Lord's - Apr 30
Middlesex 256/9 Gloucs 75/5 (26/50 ov, target 257)
South Group: Sussex v Somerset at Hove - Apr 30
Somerset 303/5 (49/49 ov)
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