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Clem Hill      

Full name Clement Hill

Born March 18, 1877, Hindmarsh, Adelaide, South Australia

Died September 5, 1945, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria (aged 68 years 171 days)

Major teams Australia, South Australia

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Relation Nephew - W Hill-Smith

Clement Hill
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
Tests 49 89 2 3412 191 39.21 7 19 33 0
First-class 252 416 21 17213 365* 43.57 45 83 168 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 49 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 252 510 323 10 2/6 32.30 3.80 51.0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Lord's, Jun 22-24, 1896 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Sydney, Feb 23-Mar 1, 1912 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1892-1923
Profile

Clem Hill, the Australian left-handed batsman, ranked among the finest cricketers in the world during a long period, died on September 5, aged 68. Born at Adelaide on March 18, 1877, the son of H. J. Hill, who scored the first century on Adelaide Oval, Clem Hill excelled his brothers -- all good at the game -- and when 16 he put together the remarkable score of 360 in an Inter-College match at Adelaide. This was the highest innings hit in Australia at that time, 1893, and young Clem Hill gave clear indication of the skill which matured without a check.

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1911

Clem Hill

Clem Hill

© The Cricketer International

1911

Clem Hill

Clem Hill

© The Cricketer International

Feb 7, 1908

Clem Hill tries to catch an invading dog during the fourth Test at Melbourne, February 7, 1908

Clem Hill tries to catch an invading dog during the fourth Test at Melbourne in 1908

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1900
Australian Cricket Hall of Fame 2005

County Results
Somerset v Surrey at Lord's - Sep 17, 2011
Surrey won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - Sep 12-15, 2011
Glamorgan won by 8 wickets
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Sep 12-15, 2011
Durham won by 151 runs
Hampshire v Warwickshire at Southampton - Sep 12-15, 2011
Match drawn
Leics v Middlesex at Leicester - Sep 12-15, 2011
Middlesex won by 5 wickets
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Sep 12-15, 2011
Sussex won by an innings and 5 runs
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - Sep 12-15, 2011
Lancashire won by 8 wickets
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