Donald Carr      

Full name Donald Bryce Carr

Born December 28, 1926, Wiesbaden, Germany

Current age 88 years 249 days

Major teams England, Derbyshire, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Other Referee

Education Repton School

Donald Bryce Carr
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 0 135 76 33.75 0 1 0 0 0
First-class 446 745 72 19257 170 28.61 24 100 500 0
List A 1 1 0 11 11 11.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 2 210 140 2 2/84 2/84 70.00 4.00 105.0 0 0 0
First-class 446 20313 11396 328 7/53 34.74 3.36 61.9 5 0
List A 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Delhi, Nov 2-7, 1951 scorecard
Last Test India v England at Chennai, Feb 6-10, 1952 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1945 - 1968
List A span 1963 - 1963
ICC match referee statistics
Test debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sialkot, Dec 12-17, 1991 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Australia at Durban, Mar 25-29, 1994 scorecard
Test matches 9
Test statistics
ODI debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sargodha, Jan 10, 1992 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Australia at Bloemfontein, Apr 8, 1994 scorecard
ODI matches 19
ODI statistics
Profile

Donald Carr was a schoolboy wonder, making his first-class debut in the Victory match against the Australian Services at Lord's in 1945. He was a talented allrounder - a no-nonsense batsman, slow left-arm bowler, and outstanding close fielder - and led Derbyshire with intelligence and good humour between 1955 and 1962. Despite this, he played only twice for England, both games on the tour of India in 1951-52. In the Madras Test he captained England (in the absence of Nigel Howard) to their first defeat in India.

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1963

Donald Carr

Donald Carr

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1963

The first draw for the Gillette Cup at Lord's, 1963.   Billy Griffith (left), Donald Carr and J Dunbar officiate

The first draw for the Gillette Cup at Lord's, 1963. Billy Griffith (left), Donald Carr and J Dunbar officiate

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Mar 9, 1956

Idris Begh and Donald Carr leave the field at the close of play, Pakistan v MCC, Karachi, March 2005

Idris Begh and Donald Carr leave the field at the close of play

© Daily Mirror

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1960

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Hampshire at Chester-le-Street - Sep 1-4
Durham 213 & 126/6 (38.2 ov) Hampshire 251
Essex v Northants at Chelmsford - Sep 1-4
Essex 360 Northants 143/3 (35 ov)
Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury - Sep 1-4
Kent 570/8d Lancashire 25/0 (10 ov)
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Sep 1-4
Leics 415 Gloucs 22/0 (6.5 ov)
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 1-4
Derbyshire 313 Surrey 227/5 (67 ov)
Warwickshire v Middlesex at Birmingham - Sep 1-4
Middlesex 207 Warwickshire 21/1 (10 ov)
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 1-4
Worcs 210 Sussex 251/3 (66 ov)
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 1-4
Somerset 110 & 44/2 (19 ov) Yorkshire 391
1st ODI: England v Australia at Southampton
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