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Henry Roberts      

Full name Henry Edmund Roberts

Born February 8, 1888, East Preston, Sussex

Died June 28, 1963, Farnborough, Hampshire (aged 75 years 140 days)

Major teams Sussex

Also known as Curly

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Other Coach

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 157 249 76 2302 124* 13.30 1 4 70 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 157 16567 8267 342 7/32 24.17 2.99 48.4 18 2
Career statistics
First-class span 1911 - 1925
Profile

Henry `Curly' Roberts, died at Farnborough, Hampshire, at the age of 75. He played his first game for Sussex in 1911 and then went to Sandhurst Royal Military Academy in 1927, as the coach, leaving there in 1930 to take over a similar post at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. Later he took up residence in Farnborough, and worked in the laboratories of the Royal Aircraft Establishment, from which he retired 18 months ago. His ashes were scattered on Hove Cricket Ground, the scene of many of his cricketing triumphs half a century ago.
The Cricketer, July 1963

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 344/7 (116 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 149/2 (45.3 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 & 19/3 (9 ov) Kent 533/6d
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-26
Leics 238 & 147/8 (42 ov) Essex 423
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 463/7 (128 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 & 167/3 (44.3 ov) Surrey 480
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 193/3 (56 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 263/4d Notts 94 & 61/3 (23 ov, target 452)
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