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Roger Human      

Full name Roger Henry Charles Human

Born May 11, 1909, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland

Died November 21, 1942, Bangalore, Karnataka, India (aged 33 years 194 days)

Major teams Berkshire, Cambridge University, Oxfordshire, Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Education Repton; Cambridge University

Relation Brother - JH Human

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 59 95 4 2236 81 24.57 0 14 34 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 59 3903 1947 51 4/42 38.17 2.99 76.5 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1930-1939
Profile

Captain Roger Human, Adjutant Oxford and Bucks L.L, died on active service in November, aged 33. Very good in games at Repton, he gained cricket and Association football Blues at Cambridge. Captain of Repton in 1928, when he averaged 37.27 as a free batsman and took 32 wickets at 19.62 each with medium-paced bowling, he looked like becoming a great all-rounder, but failed to maintain this form. A late choice for Cambridge in 1930, he did little towards beating Oxford, who threw the match away by bad fielding and poor batting. Next year, when Oxford, winning by eight wickets, gained their first victory over Cambridge since 1923, Human again failed, and generally he proved disappointing in University cricket but always fielded well. At different times he played for Berkshire, Oxfordshire, and Worcestershire when a master at Bromsgrove School. Altogether in first-class cricket he was credited with 1,869 runs, average 24.92, and 48 wickets at 37.87 each.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Investec Test: England v India at Southampton - Jul 27-31
England 569/7d India 323/8
Group A: Northants v Worcs at Milton Keynes - Jul 29
Worcs won by 88 runs
Group A: Yorkshire v Gloucs at Leeds - Jul 29
Gloucs won by 3 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)
Group B: Kent v Durham at Canterbury - Jul 29
Durham 271/7 Kent 115/5 (28.1/50 ov)
Group B: Warwickshire v Sussex at Birmingham - Jul 29
Warwickshire 273/5 Sussex 116/7 (28.1/50 ov)
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