Charles Smith      

Full name Charles John Smith

Born January 19, 1849, Marylebone, London

Died May 8, 1930, 54 Sandringham Road, Golders Green, Middlesex (aged 81 years 109 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast (roundarm)

Education Harrow School

Relation Brother - AF Smith

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 10 19 2 172 43 10.11 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 10 292 147 8 4/34 18.37 3.02 36.5 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1867 - 1878
Profile

Scores and Biographies summed him up thus: As a batsman he possesses an excellent style, and is a good free hitter, is a capital field anywhere, and bowls fast round-armed, being altogether an energetic and useful cricketer. In 1866 he was a member of one of the best sides Harrow ever had; that year they beat Eton by an innings and 136 runs, Cobden and Money bowling with great effect. He was unable to play at Lord's the next year as about a fortnight before the match he cut his foot severely on a concealed scythe in jumping a ditch. His county cricket was confined to a few appearances for Middlesex.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - May 25-28
Leics 619 Derbyshire 532/8 (141 ov)
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - May 26-29
Surrey 369 Essex 215/3 (80 ov)
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea - May 26-29
Durham 342 Glamorgan 225/6 (59 ov)
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells - May 26-29
Kent 369 & 116/0 (35 ov) Sussex 164
Northants v Worcs at Northampton - May 26-29
Northants 238 & 53/2 (18 ov) Worcs 434
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - May 26-29
Notts 430/9d Gloucs 149 & 37/1 (10.3 ov) (f/o)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - May 26-29
Hampshire 162 & 293 Somerset 197 & 39/0 (10 ov, target 259)
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