Full name Philip Sidney Whitcombe
Born October 3, 1893, Windsor, Berkshire
Died August 9, 1989, Hindhead, Surrey (aged 95 years 310 days)
Major teams Essex, Europeans (India)
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Relation Son - PA Whitcombe
|First-class span||1922 - 1930/31|
Major-General Philip Sidney Whitcombe, who died on August 9, aged 95, was an amateur right-handed batsman and fast medium bowler who played a single match for Essex in 1922. He enjoyed little success, scoring 5 and 4 and taking 0 for 22 runs. While serving in India Whitcombe played three first-class matches for the Europeans against The Indians in Madras Presidency inter-communal matches. In
the last of these, in January 1931, he scored 32 not out, his best score in first-class cricket. Whitcombe's overall first-class career record was 81
runs, average 16.20, but he failed to take a wicket.
By learning how to subtly change the pace of his deliveries
Also, what's the record for most matches without scoring a run?