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Charlie Barnett      

Full name Charles John Barnett

Born July 3, 1910, Fairview, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Died May 28, 1993, Stroud, Gloucestershire (aged 82 years 329 days)

Major teams England, Gloucestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Great-nephew - AA Barnett

Charles John Barnett
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 20 35 4 1098 129 35.41 2 5 5 14 0
First-class 498 821 45 25388 259 32.71 48 113 320 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 20 8 256 93 0 - - - 2.17 - 0 0 0
First-class 498 28233 12207 394 6/17 30.98 2.59 71.6 12 2
Career statistics
Test debut England v West Indies at The Oval, Aug 12-15, 1933 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Nottingham, Jun 10-15, 1948 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1927-1948
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Wisden obituary
Charles John Barnett, who died in a nursing home at Stroud on May 28, 1993 aged 82, was one of the very best batsmen of the 1930s, an era of great batsmanship. He was a punishing right-hander who opened, for Gloucestershire once he became established and played in 20 Tests for England before and after the war. He came from a well-known Gloucestershire cricketing family - his father (C. S.) and two uncles all played for the county, as amateurs - and after going to Wycliffe College he began as an amateur (against Cambridge in 1927, when he was 16). Although he turned professional in 1929, Barnett retained a certain amateur hauteur in his cricket and his life; the supporters knew him as Charlie, but he always regarded himself as Charles. In the dressing-room he became known as The Guv'nor.

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Jul 15, 1947

Charlie Barnett

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1937

Tour Results
South Africa v Pakistan at Benoni - Mar 24, 2013
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)
South Africa v Pakistan at Durban - Mar 21, 2013
Pakistan won by 3 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Mar 17, 2013
South Africa won by 34 runs
South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion - Mar 15, 2013
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 28 balls remaining) (D/L method)
South Africa v Pakistan at Bloemfontein - Mar 10, 2013
South Africa won by 125 runs
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