Neville Knox      

Full name Neville Alexander Knox

Born October 10, 1884, Clapham, London

Died March 3, 1935, Southborough, Surbiton, Surrey (aged 50 years 144 days)

Major teams England, Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Relation Brother-in-law - C Palmer

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 2 4 1 24 8* 8.00 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 88 129 40 905 45* 10.16 0 0 32 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 2 3 126 105 3 2/39 2/92 35.00 5.00 42.0 0 0 0
First-class 88 14570 8860 411 8/48 21.55 3.64 35.4 38 9
Career statistics
Test debut England v South Africa at Leeds, Jul 29-31, 1907 scorecard
Last Test England v South Africa at The Oval, Aug 19-21, 1907 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1904 - 1919

Major Neville Alexander Knox, died at Surbiton, Surrey on March 3, at the age of 50. His cricketing career was brief but brilliant. Born on October 10, 1884, he played both cricket and Rugby Football for Dulwich College. He appeared for Surrey against Lancashire in 1904 and took four wickets. Next season he rose to fame in remarkable fashion and had a big share in winning back for Surrey, after a year of extreme depression, a high position among the counties. For the county he took 121 wickets, and in all matches dismissed 129 batsmen at an average of less than 22 runs apiece. In the following year he did even better, taking 144 wickets for 19.63 runs each and achieving a notable triumph for the Gentlemen against the Players at Lord's. By taking 12 wickets for 183, he had a large share in a victory for the Gentlemen by 45 runs; seven of his victims were clean bowled. It was astonishing how H. Martyn, the Oxford and Somerset wicket-keeper, stood up to his tremendously fast bowling. In the same game Arthur Fielder, the Kent fast bowler, performed the feat--never previously accomplished in this fixture--of taking, at a cost of 90 runs, all ten wickets in the Gentlemen's first innings.

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