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Percy Davis      

Full name Charles Percy Davis

Born May 24, 1915, Brackley, Northamptonshire

Died July 4, 2001, Leicester (aged 86 years 41 days)

Major teams Northamptonshire

Also known as Horsey, Button, Sparrow

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

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Charles Percy Davis
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 169 303 22 6363 237 22.64 10 19 72 10
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 169 852 491 6 2/13 81.83 3.45 142.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1935 - 1952
Profile

Charles Percy Davis was a Northamptonshire cricketer from the peak of his crimson cap - always the first item of clothing he donned in the dressing-room - to the sprigs of his locally made boots. Born in Brackley, in the deep south of the county, he scored 6,363 runs at an average of 22.64 in 169 first-team appearances between 1935 and 1952. His 10 centuries included a career-best 237 against Somerset at Northampton in 1947.

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