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Harry Harper      

Full name Herbert Harper

Born February 1, 1889, King's Heath, Birmingham, Warwickshire

Died August 6, 1983, Birmingham, Warwickshire (aged 94 years 186 days)

Major teams Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 1 2 0 10 7 5.00 0 0 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

Harry Harper, who played once for Worcestershire, against Yorkshire at Worcester in 1920, with little success, died in Birmingham on August 6. Born in Birmingham on February 1, 1889, he was in his 95th year. Since the 1920s he had been with Ashfield CC, Moseley as player and administrator, and he was on the Warwickshire Youth Council committee when well into his eighties. Surprisingly, to those horrified residents of Hall Green who regularly saw him cross busy roads completely oblivious to traffic, Harry Harper died at home, after a fall, still not believing that he was the oldest surviving County Championship cricketer.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d Sri Lanka 91/8 (40 ov)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 376/5 (96 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 353/6 (96 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 236/8 (81 ov)
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 142/9 (40 ov)
Kent v Leics at Canterbury
May 29-Jun 1, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood
May 29-Jun 1, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester
May 29-Jun 1, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds
May 29-Jun 1, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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