Full name Oscar Charles Scott
Born August 14, 1892, Franklyn Town, Kingston, Jamaica
Died June 15, 1961, Matildas Corner, Kingston, Jamaica (aged 68 years 305 days)
Major teams West Indies, Jamaica
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak googly
|Test debut||England v West Indies at Manchester, Jul 21-24, 1928 scorecard|
|Last Test||Australia v West Indies at Sydney, Feb 27-Mar 4, 1931 scorecard|
|First-class span||1910/11 - 1934/35|
Oscar Charles Scott, who died at Kingston, Jamaica, on June 16, aged 67, played for Jamaica and in eight Test matches for the West Indies. A batsman and slow leg-break bowler, Tommy Scott toured England in 1928, playing in two Test matches. When visiting Australia in 1930-31, he took part in all five Tests and in the first at Adelaide he finished the Australian innings by dismissing four batsmen in nine deliveries without cost. In first-class cricket he scored 1,322 runs, average 22.40, and took 203 wickets for 28.70 runs each.
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