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Geoffrey Howard      

Full name Cecil Geoffrey Howard

Born February 14, 1909, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London

Died November 8, 2002, Minchinhampton (aged 93 years 267 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Other Administrator

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 3 6 0 25 12 4.16 0 0 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1930-1930
Profile

Cecil Geoffrey Howard, died in Minchinhampton on November 8, 2002, aged 93, his place in cricket history secure as an enlightened administrator and popular tour manager. Geoffrey Howard was secretary of Lancashire and Surrey and had charge of three MCC tours of Australia and the Indian subcontinent. The 1954-55 Ashes tour were the focal point of his rich and varied life, with England winning a series in Australia for the first time since Bodyline in 1932-33. But for notoriety it would be hard to surpass the MCC A tour he took to Pakistan a year later. When the MCC players doused umpire Idris Begh with a bucket of water, all hell broke loose.

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Jan 18, 1967

Surrey secretary Geoffrey Howard examines plans for The Oval, January 18, 1967

Surrey secretary Geoffrey Howard examines plans for The Oval

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