Errol Holmes      

Full name Errol Reginald Thorold Holmes

Born August 21, 1905, Calcutta (now Kolkata), Bengal, India

Died August 16, 1960, Marylebone, London (aged 54 years 361 days)

Major teams England, Oxford University, Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 5 9 2 114 85* 16.28 0 1 1 4 0
First-class 301 465 51 13598 236 32.84 24 67 192 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 4 108 76 2 1/10 1/10 38.00 4.22 54.0 0 0 0
First-class 301 18297 9531 283 6/16 33.67 3.12 64.6 4 0
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v England at Bridgetown, Jan 8-10, 1935 scorecard
Last Test England v South Africa at Lord's, Jun 29-Jul 2, 1935 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1924 - 1955
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Wisden Overview
Errol Holmes, the Oxford University, Surrey and England cricketer died in a London hospital after a heart attack on August 16, aged 54. He was one of the most gifted amateur batsman of his day and his passing at such a comparatively early age was widely felt in cricket circles. He had been a most valuable member of both the MCC and Surrey C.C.C. committees.

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1950

King George VI is introduced to Bernie Constable by Errol Holmes

King George VI is introduced to Bernie Constable by Errol Holmes

© The Cricketer International

Aug 1, 1934

Errol Holmes prepares to play cricket at Penshurst Castle in Kent, August 1, 1934

Errol Holmes prepares to play cricket at Penshurst Castle in Kent

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Jul 25, 1934

The Gentlemen XI: (back row, left to right) Hopper Levett, Errol Holmes, Alan Melville, Freddie Brown, John Human, AD Baxter; (front row) Bryan Valentine, Cyril Walters, Bob Wyatt, Gubby Allen, Maurice Turnbull, Gentlemen v Players, Lord's, 1st day, July 25, 1934

The Gentlemen XI for the match against the Players at Lord's

© PA Photos

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1936

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 315/7 (108 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 50/1 (19 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 Kent 346/4 (82 ov)
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-26
Leics 238 Essex 368/8 (103 ov)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 257/5 (71.2 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 Surrey 354/6 (113 ov)
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 153/1 (40 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 200/4 (61 ov) Notts 94
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