Dennis Silk      

Full name Dennis Raoul Whitehall Silk

Born October 8, 1931, Eureka, California, United States of America

Current age 83 years 200 days

Major teams Cambridge University, Somerset

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Relation Brother-in-law - JPK Asquith

Dennis Raoul Whitehall Silk
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 83 140 11 3845 126 29.80 7 45 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 83 240 1 1/22 240.00 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1952 - 1960

Dennis Silk was one of many outstanding batsmen to come out of Cambridge in the 1950s, and were it not for the demands of his career in teaching, would undoubtedly have had a long career in cricket. A typically establishment figure, only 33 of his 83 first-class appearances were for his county - Somerset - with the rest being mainly for his university or MCC. He toured four times with MCC, twice as captain (North America and New Zealand) and was subsequently president of the club. His teaching career was no less successful and he ended up as Warden of Radley, a top public school, and one fittingly with a strong cricketing pedigree.
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Dennis Silk (Cambridge University and Somerset)

Dennis Silk (Cambridge University and Somerset)

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street - Apr 26-29
Sussex 335 Durham 48/0
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Apr 26-29
Gloucs 275 Derbyshire 2/0
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - Apr 26-29
Notts 288/6
Lancashire v Kent at Manchester - Apr 26-29
Lancashire 316/5
Leics v Northants at Leicester - Apr 26-29
Northants 251 Leics 83/1
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Apr 26-29
Somerset 408 Middlesex 0/0
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 26-29
Surrey 281/5
Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Apr 26-29
Warwickshire 268/4
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