Henry Roberts      

Full name Henry Edmund Roberts

Born February 8, 1888, East Preston, Sussex

Died June 28, 1963, Farnborough, Hampshire (aged 75 years 140 days)

Major teams Sussex

Also known as Curly

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Other Coach

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 157 249 76 2302 124* 13.30 1 4 70 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 157 16567 8267 342 7/32 24.17 2.99 48.4 18 2
Career statistics
First-class span 1911 - 1925
Profile

Henry `Curly' Roberts, died at Farnborough, Hampshire, at the age of 75. He played his first game for Sussex in 1911 and then went to Sandhurst Royal Military Academy in 1927, as the coach, leaving there in 1930 to take over a similar post at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. Later he took up residence in Farnborough, and worked in the laboratories of the Royal Aircraft Establishment, from which he retired 18 months ago. His ashes were scattered on Hove Cricket Ground, the scene of many of his cricketing triumphs half a century ago.
The Cricketer, July 1963

Country Fixtures Country Results
Only unofficial Test: Eng Lions v Sth Africa A at Canterbury - Jun 21-24
Eng Lions 386 & 308/6d Sth Africa A 283 & 112/7 (28 ov, target 412)
ENG Women v IND Women at Derby - Jun 24
IND Women 281/3 (50/50 ov)
3rd T20I: England v South Africa at Cardiff
Jun 25, 2017 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street
Jun 26-29, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford
Jun 26-29, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff
Jun 26-29, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton
Jun 26-29, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Northants v Leics at Northampton
Jun 26-29, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham
Jun 26-29, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove
Jun 26-29, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham
Jun 26-29, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds
Jun 26-29, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
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