Tony Diment      

Full name Robert Anthony Diment

Born February 9, 1927, Tortworth, Gloucestershire

Died June 18, 2005 (aged 78 years 129 days)

Major teams Gloucestershire, Leicestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 60 102 5 1595 71 16.44 0 6 35 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 60 6 4 0 - - - 4.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1952 - 1958

DIMENT, ROBERT ANTHONY, died on June 18, 2005, aged 78. Tony Diment was an amateur batsman who played one match for Gloucestershire in 1952, and regularly for Leicestershire in the late 1950s, while working as the club's assistant secretary. He was appointed to succeed Charles Palmer as secretary at the end of 1957 but resigned after two years to work in the leather industry. His first-class record was indifferent, but he had a glorious moment for Leicestershire Second XI in 1959 in the Minor Counties competition. He broke loose against the Shropshire attack at Loughborough and bludgeoned an unbeaten double-century, a great rarity at the time as matches were played over two days.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
South Group: Somerset v Gloucs at Taunton - Jul 21
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
North Group: Worcs v Lancashire at Worcester - Jul 21
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
North Group: Leics v Northants at Leicester - Jul 21
Northants won by 2 runs (D/L method)
South Group: Surrey v Middlesex at The Oval - Jul 21
Surrey won by 15 runs
North Group: Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Jul 21
Yorkshire won by 29 runs
South Group: Essex v Hampshire at Chelmsford - Jul 21
Essex won by 7 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)
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