Percy Herbert      

Full name Percy Herbert

Born August 12, 1878, Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex

Died January 24, 1958, Hove, Sussex (aged 79 years 165 days)

Major teams Gentlemen of the South

Relation Nephew - PGH Fender

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1920 - 1920
Profile

Percy Herbert, a decent club cricketer, was given a chance to play first-class cricket by his nephew, Percy Fender. The game was a benefit match (for JJ Reid, the pavilion attendant) between Gentlemen of the South and Players of the South in July 1920. The first day's play was over - Players had made 551 for 9 - when Fender summoned his uncle to make up the number as the Gentlemen were short (they had used substitutes when fielding). Herbert sat in the pavilion and watched it rain throughout the second and third day. Herbert thus has the distinction of not only never taking the field through his first-class career, but also not even having seen a ball bowled.
Martin Williamson

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street - Apr 26-29
Sussex 335 Durham 189/5
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Apr 26-29
Gloucs 275 Derbyshire 118/1
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - Apr 26-29
Notts 371 Hampshire 10/1
Lancashire v Kent at Manchester - Apr 26-29
Lancashire 444
Leics v Northants at Leicester - Apr 26-29
Northants 251 Leics 177/6
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Apr 26-29
Somerset 408 Middlesex 123/2
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 26-29
Surrey 340 Essex 29/0
Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Apr 26-29
Warwickshire 382/7
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