Thomas Howard      

Full name Thomas Charles Howard

Born July 19, 1781, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire

Died May 18, 1864, Hartford Bridge, Hartley Row, Hampshire (aged 82 years 304 days)

Major teams Epsom, Godalming, Hampshire, Lord F Beauclerk's XI, Marylebone Cricket Club, Players

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast (underarm)

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 88 161 17 1539 54* 10.68 0 73 64
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI 5w 10
First-class 88 0+ 0+ 326 7/? 14 1
Career statistics
First-class debut Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire v Hampshire XI at Lord's (Old), Jul 4-6, 1803 scorecard
Last First-class Gentlemen v Players at Lord's, Jun 22-24, 1829 scorecard

Thomas Howard was a fast underarm bowler who played regularly for Hampshire and the MCC. He was also a prominent player in single-wicket matches, accompanying Lord Frederick Beauclerk in the infamous game in 1810 which led to the introduction of wides and the major falling out of Beauclerk and George Osbaldeston. In 1817 he was one of four men who took on Osbaldeston and William Lambert
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