Percy Herbert      

Full name Percy Herbert

Born August 12, 1878, Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex

Died January 24, 1958, Hove, Sussex (aged 79 years 165 days)

Major teams Gentlemen of the South

Relation Nephew - PGH Fender

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1920 - 1920
Profile

Percy Herbert, a decent club cricketer, was given a chance to play first-class cricket by his nephew, Percy Fender. The game was a benefit match (for JJ Reid, the pavilion attendant) between Gentlemen of the South and Players of the South in July 1920. The first day's play was over - Players had made 551 for 9 - when Fender summoned his uncle to make up the number as the Gentlemen were short (they had used substitutes when fielding). Herbert sat in the pavilion and watched it rain throughout the second and third day. Herbert thus has the distinction of not only never taking the field through his first-class career, but also not even having seen a ball bowled.
Martin Williamson

Country Fixtures Country Results
South Group: Middlesex v Kent at Richmond
Jul 20, 2017 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT)
North Group: Durham v Leics at Chester-le-Street
Jul 20, 2017 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT)
South Group: Hampshire v Sussex at Southampton
Jul 20, 2017 (19:00 local | 18:00 GMT)
South Group: Somerset v Gloucs at Taunton
Jul 21, 2017 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT)
North Group: Worcs v Lancashire at Worcester
Jul 21, 2017 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT)
South Group: Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff
Jul 21, 2017 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT)
North Group: Leics v Northants at Leicester
Jul 21, 2017 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT)
North Group: Notts v Derbyshire at Nottingham
Jul 21, 2017 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT)
South Group: Surrey v Middlesex at The Oval
Jul 21, 2017 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT)
North Group: Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds
Jul 21, 2017 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT)
South Group: Essex v Hampshire at Chelmsford
Jul 21, 2017 (19:00 local | 18:00 GMT)
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