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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
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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