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Herbert Baldwin      

Full name Herbert George Baldwin

Born March 16, 1893, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire

Died March 7, 1969, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire (aged 75 years 356 days)

Major teams Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Other Umpire

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 32 46 8 509 63* 13.39 0 1 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 32 672 321 3 2/83 107.00 2.86 224.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1922 - 1930
Umpiring statistics
Test debut England v India at Lord's, Jun 22-25, 1946 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Lord's, Jun 25-30, 1953 scorecard
Test matches 9
Test statistics
Profile

Wisden obituary
Herbert George Baldwin played as a professional batsman for Surrey from 1922 to 1930, though appearing infrequently, in the Championship side. Son of H. Baldwin, the Hampshire all-rounder, Harry was a splendid fieldsman at cover-point. For nearly thirty years after giving up playing, he served as a first-class umpire, standing in nine Test matches between 1946 and 1953. He created a sensation in 1938 when he no-balled E. L. McCormick, the Australian fast bowler, no fewer than nineteen times in three overs in the opening match of the tour against Worcestershire at Worcester. McCormick lost his run-up and he apologised to Baldwin for causing him so much trouble.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v New Zealand at Leeds - May 29-Jun 2
New Zealand 297/8
South Group: Kent v Surrey at Beckenham - May 29
Kent won by 23 runs
North Group: Worcs v Leics at Worcester - May 29
Worcs won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
South Group: Glamorgan v Hampshire at Cardiff - May 29
Hampshire won by 21 runs
North Group: Northants v Warwickshire at Northampton - May 29
Warwickshire won by 5 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
North Group: Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby - May 29
Derbyshire won by 5 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
South Group: Essex v Somerset at Chelmsford - May 29
Somerset won by 3 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
South Group: Sussex v Middlesex at Hove - May 29
Middlesex won by 42 runs
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