Arthur Childs-Clarke      

Full name Arthur William Childs-Clarke

Born May 13, 1905, Exeter, Devon

Died February 19, 1980, Mevagissey, Cornwall (aged 74 years 282 days)

Major teams Middlesex, Northamptonshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Christ's Hospital

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 66 107 9 1674 68 17.08 0 7 31 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 66 2240 1098 25 3/72 43.92 2.94 89.6 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1923 - 1948
Profile

Former Northamptonshire captain Arthur William Childs-Clarke died at home in Mevagissey on February 19. He was 74. Born in Exeter, he played 10 times for Middlesex between 1923 and 1934, and captained the second XI from then until the war. In 1947 he took over the captaincy of Northants for two seasons in which dis- appointments piled one upon the other. The county finished bottom both years, managing to win only five out of 56 matches. Childs-Clarke averaged 18.31 in 1947 and 13.16 the following year. A product of Christ's Hospital, he was prominent in club cricket, particularly with Teddington.
Wisden Cricket Monthly

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 315/7 (108 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 50/1 (19 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 Kent 346/4 (82 ov)
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-26
Leics 238 Essex 368/8 (103 ov)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 257/5 (71.2 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 Surrey 354/6 (113 ov)
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 153/1 (40 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 200/4 (61 ov) Notts 94
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