Maurice Tate      

Full name Maurice William Tate

Born May 30, 1895, Preston, Brighton, Sussex

Died May 18, 1956, Wadhurst, Sussex (aged 60 years 354 days)

Major teams England, Sussex

Also known as Chubby

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast, Right-arm medium, Right-arm offbreak

Relation Father - FW Tate, Brother - CF Tate

Maurice William Tate
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 39 52 5 1198 100* 25.48 1 5 14 11 0
First-class 679 970 103 21717 203 25.04 23 93 283 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 39 68 12523 4055 155 6/42 11/228 26.16 1.94 80.7 7 7 1
First-class 679 150461 50571 2784 9/71 18.16 2.01 54.0 195 44
Career statistics
Test debut England v South Africa at Birmingham, Jun 14-17, 1924 scorecard
Last Test England v South Africa at Manchester, Jul 27-30, 1935 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1912 - 1937

Wisden obituary
Maurice William Tate, Chubby to his many friends and admirers, died at his home at Wadhurst, Sussex, on May 18, aged 61. Only three weeks earlier he had umpired the opening match of the Australians' tour against the Duke of Norfolk's XI at Arundel.

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Mar 26, 2004

Maurice Tate

Maurice Tate

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His majesty King George VI attended the match between Surrey and a team of Old England on the-of the celebration of the Surrey centenary at the Oval. The King is enjoying a  laugh with Percy Fender, Maurice Tate, Patsy Hendren and Frank Woolley, The Oval, May 23, 1946

The King meets Old England players at The Oval

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Oct 23, 1932

The MCC squad for the 1932-33 tour of Australia and New Zealand. Back: George Duckworth, Tommy Mitchell, The Nawab of Pataudi, Maurice Leyland, Harold Larwood, Eddie Paynter, Bill Ferguson (scorer). Middle: Plum Warner (manager), Les Ames , Hedley Verity, Bill Voce, Bill Bowes, Freddie Brown, Maurice Tate, Dick Palairet (assistant manager). Front: Herbert Sutcliffe, Bob Wyatt, Douglas  Jardine (captain), Gubby Allen, Wally Hammond.

The MCC squad for the 1932-33 tour of Australia and New Zealand

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Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1924