Full name Charles James Richardson Whittle
Born September 26, 1921, Oxton, Cheshire
Died July 4, 2001 (aged 79 years 281 days)
Major teams Oxford University
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak
|First-class span||1947 - 1947|
Charles James Richardson Whittle, who died on July 4 aged 79, was an aggressive right-handed batsman and occasional legspinner who was in the Sedbergh XI for
three years from 1938 to 1940 but did not go to Christ Church College, Oxford until after the war, during which he served in the Royal Navy. In 1947 Whittle played two games for the university but did not win a blue, and in the same season he played a single game for Oxfordshire.
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"