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Rupert Webb      

Full name Rupert Thomas Webb

Born July 11, 1922, Harrow, Middlesex

Current age 94 years 82 days

Major teams Sussex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Height 6 ft 0 in

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 256 333 104 2685 49* 11.72 0 0 325 129
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 256 38 43 1 1/34 43.00 6.78 38.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1948 - 1960
Profile

Rupert Webb's career was delayed by WW2 but he made his debut for Sussex in 1948 and was a regular in the side until he retired at the end of 1960. One of the old-school of specialist wicketkeepers, he failed to make a fifty in more than 250 matches for the county. After retiring he became and actor and model, and had a bit part in the film Four Weddings And A Funeral. In 2004 he was involved in a public spat with Robin Marlar over Marlar's claim that a dropped catch by Webb cost the county the Championship in 1953.
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BCB Select XI v England XI at Fatullah
Oct 4, 2016 (10:30 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
1st ODI: Bangladesh v England at Dhaka
Oct 7, 2016 (14:30 local | 08:30 GMT | 04:30 EDT | 03:30 CDT | 01:30 PDT)
1st ODI: WI Women v Eng Wn at Florence Hall
Oct 8, 2016 (09:30 local | 14:30 GMT | 10:30 EDT | 09:30 CDT | 07:30 PDT)
2nd ODI: Bangladesh v England at Dhaka
Oct 9, 2016 (14:30 local | 08:30 GMT | 04:30 EDT | 03:30 CDT | 01:30 PDT)
2nd ODI: WI Women v Eng Wn at Florence Hall
Oct 10, 2016 (09:30 local | 14:30 GMT | 10:30 EDT | 09:30 CDT | 07:30 PDT)
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