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Samuel Beckett      

Full name Samuel Barclay Beckett

Born April 13, 1906, Foxrock, Dublin

Died December 22, 1989, Paris, France (aged 83 years 253 days)

Major teams Dublin University

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium

Samuel Barclay Beckett
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 2 4 0 35 18 8.75 0 0 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 2 138 64 0 - - - 2.78 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1925-1926
Profile

Wisden obituary
Samuel Barclay Beckett, who died in Paris on December 22, 1989, aged 83, had two first-class games for Dublin University against Northamptonshire in 1925and 1926, scoring 35 runs in his four innings and conceding 64 runs without taking a wicket. A left-hand opening batsman, possessing what he himself called a gritty defense, and a useful left-arm medium-pace bowler, he had enjoyed a distinguished all-round sporting as well as academic record at Portora Royal School, near Enniskillen, and maintained his interest in games while at Trinity College, Dublin. Indeed, Beckett, whose novels and plays established him as one of the important literary figures of the twentieth century, bringing him the Nobel Prize for literature in 1969, never lost his affection for and interest in cricket.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

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Notes

Nobel Prize for Literature 1969.

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