Sidney Adams      

Full name Sidney Clarke Adams

Born August 17, 1904, Northampton

Died March 24, 1945, near Hamminkelu, Germany (aged 40 years 219 days)

Major teams Northamptonshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 11 16 1 158 87 10.53 0 1 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 11 359 250 13 6/32 19.23 4.17 27.6 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1926-1932
Profile

Sidney Adams, was killed while crossing the Rhine with Allied forces on March 24, 1945, aged 40. He was a council clerk and leg-spinner who took wickets with his first two balls in first-class cricket, playing for Northamptonshire against Dublin University in 1926. Adams had scored 87 earlier in the game and finished with figures of 6 for 32. His first wicket was that of Samuel Beckett, later winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Adams's later career was less illustrious than his victim's, though he played nine more games for the county.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Worcs at Derby - Aug 31-Sep 3
Derbyshire 356 Worcs 221/6
Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street - Aug 31-Sep 3
Durham 253 & 196/7 Notts 188
Hampshire v Leics at Southampton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Leics 303 Hampshire 48/0
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - Aug 31-Sep 3
Glamorgan 329 Kent 205/4
Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester - Aug 31-Sep 3
Lancashire 278 Yorkshire 396/5
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - Aug 31-Sep 3
Warwickshire 362/8d
Somerset v Northants at Taunton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Somerset 314 Northants 135/4
Surrey v NZ A at The Oval - Aug 31-Sep 2
Surrey 101 & 72/3 NZ A 211
1st T20I: Eng Women v SA Women at Chelmsford - Sep 1
Eng Women won by 9 wickets (with 39 balls remaining)
4th ODI: England v India at Birmingham
Sep 2, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
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