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Full name Samuel Paul Meston
Born November 19, 1882, Islington, London
Died January 9, 1960, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (aged 77 years 51 days)
Major teams Essex, Gloucestershire
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Samuel Paul Meston, who formerly played for Gloucestershire and Essex, died in Vancouver at the end of January at the age of 77. Born on November 19, 1882, he played as an amateur in three matches for Gloucestershire in 1906 before appearing for Essex the following year. He played for Essex for only two seasons, appearing in seventeen matches, and scored 130 against Lancashire at Leyton in 1907. He was a right-handed batsman and altogether in first-class cricket scored 516 runs at an average of 15.63.
The Cricketer Spring Annual, 1960
Plays of the Day from the second ODI between England and India, in Cardiff
Plays of the day from the third ODI between England and India at Trent Bridge
Plays of the day from the tri-series match between Zimbabwe and South Africa
Would he have fared better than the incumbent middle-order batsmen, Root and Ballance?