Tony Pawson      

Full name Henry Anthony Pawson

Born August 22, 1921, Chertsey, Surrey

Died October 12, 2012 (aged 91 years 51 days)

Major teams Kent, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Henry Anthony Pawson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 69 113 11 3807 150 37.32 7 23 36 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 69 555 280 7 2/26 40.00 3.02 79.2 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1946 - 1953

Tony Pawson was a talented all-round sportsman with success at cricket, football and fishing. As a 15-year-old, in 1937, he scored 237 at Lord's when playing for a Lord's XI against a CF Tufnell's XI and in 1947 he represented MCC against the South Africans playing in a team alongside Denis Compton. He played his first-class cricket for Oxford University and Kent. He represented England at football, played at the 1948 London Olympics and appeared in two football league matches for Charlton Athletic. In 1982 he was a member of the England fly fishing team that won the World Championship and in 1988 was awarded on OBE for services to angling. was also the cricket correspondent for the Observer newspaper.
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Aug 10, 1950

Tony Pawson at Oxford University, 1947

Tony Pawson at Oxford University

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Aug 10, 1950

Tony Pawson goes for a pull, Kent v Middlesex, August 10, 1950

Tony Pawson goes for a pull

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May 14, 1948

The Oxford University side against MCC in 1948 (Back row) Nigel Bloy, William  Davidson, Jika Travers, Christopher Winn, Basil Robinson. (Middle row) Abdul Kardar, Philip Whitcombe, Tony Pawson, Anthony Mallett, William Keighley. (Sitting) Clive van Ryneveld, Hubert Webb.

The Oxford University side against MCC in 1948

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