Charles Lyttelton      

Full name Charles John Lyttelton

Born August 8, 1909, Kensington, London

Died March 20, 1977, Marylebone, London (aged 67 years 224 days)

Major teams Worcestershire

Also known as succeeded as 10th Viscount Cobham in 1949

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Great-grandfather - GW Lyttelton, Grandfather - CG Lyttelton, Father - JC Lyttelton, Uncle - CF Lyttelton

Charles John Lyttelton
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 104 171 14 3181 162 20.26 1 52 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 104 1318 32 4/83 41.18 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1932-1961

Charles John Lyttelton, the 10th Viscount Cobham, KC, PC, GCMG, GCVO, who died in hospital on March 20, aged 67, was a member of one of the greatest of cricketing families. He himself, as the Hon. C. J. Lyttelton, began to play for Worcestershire in 1932 and, after captaining them on a number of occasions in 1935 and going out to Australia and New Zealand that winter as Vice-Captain of the MCC side under E. R. T. Holmes, was the county's official Captain from 1936 to 1939. This was the more remarkable as at Eton he was nowhere near the XI. But by keenness and close study of the principles of the game he made himself first into a good club cricketer and then into a competent county one.

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Feb 27, 1961

Lord Cobham lofts one to the leg side while MCC keeper Jim Parks looks on, Governor-General's XI v MCC, 3rd day, Auckland, February 27, 1961

Lord Cobham lofts one to the leg side while MCC keeper Jim Parks looks on

© PA Photos


Charles Lyttelton, latterly Lord Cobham

Charles Lyttelton, latterly Lord Cobham

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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Investec Test: England v India at Southampton - Jul 27-31
England won by 266 runs
Group B: Durham v Warwickshire at Gosforth - Jul 31
Durham won by 5 wickets (with 23 balls remaining)
Group A: Gloucs v Hampshire at Bristol - Jul 31
Gloucs won by 35 runs
Group B: Middlesex v Surrey at Lord's - Jul 31
Middlesex won by 6 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
Northants v NZ A at Northampton - Jul 31
NZ A won by 70 runs (D/L method)
Group B: Somerset v Kent at Taunton - Jul 31
Kent won by 2 runs (D/L method)
Yorkshire v Sri Lanka A at Leeds - Jul 31
Sri Lanka A won by 26 runs
Group A: Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - Jul 31
Leics won by 34 runs
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