Tom Dollery      

Full name Horace Edgar Dollery

Born October 14, 1914, Reading West, Berkshire

Died January 20, 1987, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Warwickshire (aged 72 years 98 days)

Major teams England, Warwickshire, Wellington

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Horace Edgar Dollery
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 4 7 0 72 37 10.28 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 436 717 66 24414 212 37.50 50 128 290 14
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 436 48 32 0 - - - 4.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v South Africa at Nottingham, Jun 7-11, 1947 scorecard
Last Test England v West Indies at Manchester, Jun 8-12, 1950 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1933 - 1955
Profile

Horace Edgar "Tom" Dollery, died in hospital in Birmingham on January 20, 1987, aged 72. Few players have done more for Warwickshire cricket. For twenty years he was one of the mainstays of their batting, usually top or second in the averages: he never had a bad season and seldom a bad patch. He was a tireless fieldsman and in the latter part of his career became the county's first official professional captain. When, under him, Warwickshire won the Championship for the first time in 40 years, Wisden described him as the most skilful of all the county captains.

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Tom Dollery

Tom Dollery

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1963

Tom Dollery

Tom Dollery

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Jun 24, 1948

The England XI for the second Test against Australia, Lord's, June 1948

The England XI for the second Test against Australia in 1948

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1952

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d Sri Lanka 91/8 (40 ov)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 376/5 (96 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 353/6 (96 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 236/8 (81 ov)
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 142/9 (40 ov)
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