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Sam Meston      

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

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 20 35 2 516 130 15.63 1 0 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 20 62 65 1 1/10 65.00 6.29 62.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1906 - 1908
Profile

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

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Cambridge - Jul 26-29
England U19 500/9d S Lanka U19 96/2 (37 ov)
North Group: Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Jul 27
Northants won by 23 runs
North Group: Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Jul 27
Yorkshire won by 2 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
North Group: Durham v Warwickshire at Gosforth - Jul 27
Durham won by 4 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
North Group: Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby - Jul 27
Lancashire 281/8 Derbyshire 170/2 (34.4/50 ov)
South Group: Surrey v Gloucs at The Oval - Jul 27
Surrey won by 165 runs
South Group: Sussex v Hampshire at Hove - Jul 27
Hampshire 268/9 Sussex 159/4 (37/50 ov)
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