Arthur Childs-Clarke      

Full name Arthur William Childs-Clarke

Born May 13, 1905, Exeter, Devon

Died February 19, 1980, Mevagissey, Cornwall (aged 74 years 282 days)

Major teams Middlesex, Northamptonshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Christ's Hospital

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 66 107 9 1674 68 17.08 0 7 31 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 66 2240 1098 25 3/72 43.92 2.94 89.6 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1923 - 1948
Profile

Former Northamptonshire captain Arthur William Childs-Clarke died at home in Mevagissey on February 19. He was 74. Born in Exeter, he played 10 times for Middlesex between 1923 and 1934, and captained the second XI from then until the war. In 1947 he took over the captaincy of Northants for two seasons in which dis- appointments piled one upon the other. The county finished bottom both years, managing to win only five out of 56 matches. Childs-Clarke averaged 18.31 in 1947 and 13.16 the following year. A product of Christ's Hospital, he was prominent in club cricket, particularly with Teddington.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - May 25-28
Leics 619 Derbyshire 532/8 (141 ov)
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - May 26-29
Surrey 369 Essex 215/3 (80 ov)
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea - May 26-29
Durham 342 Glamorgan 225/6 (59 ov)
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells - May 26-29
Kent 369 & 116/0 (35 ov) Sussex 164
Northants v Worcs at Northampton - May 26-29
Northants 238 & 53/2 (18 ov) Worcs 434
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - May 26-29
Notts 430/9d Gloucs 149 & 37/1 (10.3 ov) (f/o)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - May 26-29
Hampshire 162 & 293 Somerset 197 & 39/0 (10 ov, target 259)
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