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Arthur Webb      

Full name Arthur Stuart Webb

Born August 6, 1868, Bridge, Kent

Died December 3, 1952, Briton Ferry, Glamorgan, Wales (aged 84 years 119 days)

Major teams Hampshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 151 272 16 5515 162* 21.54 2 83 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 151 1821 1023 22 2/18 46.50 3.37 82.7 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1895 - 1912
Profile

Arthur Webb, who died on December 3, 1952, aged 84, was a right-handed batsman relying on powerful forearms who was a regular member of the Hampshire team for ten years round the turn of the century. His finest innings came in his benefit match, against Surrey, in 1904 when he scored an unbeaten 162 in 270 minutes. Unfortunately, the match was badly affected by rain and Webb's share of the takings was only £150. He later moved to Wales, where he was professional and groundsman at Briton Ferry Steelworks and then coach at Christ College, Brecon.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Worcs v Pakistanis at Worcester - Jul 29-30
Pakistanis 261/3d Worcs 30/0 (11 ov)
South Group: Gloucs v Middlesex at Bristol - Jul 29
Gloucs won by 4 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
South Group: Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jul 29
Hampshire won by 83 runs
North Group: Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester - Jul 29
Lancashire won by 30 runs
North Group: Northants v Yorkshire at Northampton - Jul 29
Yorkshire won by 14 runs
North Group: Notts v Leics at Nottingham - Jul 29
Notts won by 8 wickets (with 21 balls remaining) (D/L method)
South Group: Surrey v Kent at The Oval - Jul 29
Surrey won by 37 runs
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