Decade Review 2009

Charlie Knott      

Full name Charles James Knott

Born November 26, 1914, Southampton, Hampshire

Died February 27, 2003, Southampton, Hampshire (aged 88 years 93 days)

Major teams Hampshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Charles James Knott
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 173 245 98 1023 27 6.95 0 0 57 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 173 33965 15771 676 8/26 23.32 2.78 50.2 47 8
Career statistics
First-class span 1938-1957
Profile

Charlie Knott was one of Hampshire's leading amateur bowlers. His challenging offbreaks, full of deceptive cunning and quietly paraded with the tidiest of loops, brought him 676 wickets between 1938 and 1954. They nearly brought him England recognition, too. He was seriously considered for the MCC tour of Australia and New Zealand in l950-51. As he used to joke, he was measured for his blazer but that was as far as it got.

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