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Sir Aubrey Smith      

Full name Charles Aubrey Smith

Born July 21, 1863, City of London

Died December 20, 1948, Beverly Hills, California, United States of America (aged 85 years 152 days)

Major teams England, Cambridge University, Sussex, Transvaal

Also known as 'Round The Corner' Smith

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Education Charterhouse; Cambridge University

Charles Aubrey Smith
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 1 0 3 3 3.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 143 247 28 2986 85 13.63 0 10 97 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 2 154 61 7 5/19 7/61 8.71 2.37 22.0 0 1 0
First-class 143 17962 7730 346 7/16 22.34 2.58 51.9 19 1
Career statistics
Only Test South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth, Mar 12-13, 1889 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1882 - 1896
Profile

The chance to read one's own obituary is rare. Neville Cardus, on being told that the Buckinghamshire Examiner had described his death and published a moving tribute, paused before saying: "I have no wish to challenge the authority of the provincial press. They must have some information."

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Feb 27, 2004

Charles Aubrey Smith

Charles Aubrey Smith

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Jul 1947

Sir Aubrey Smith chats with James Langridge at Hove in 1947

Sir Aubrey Smith chats with James Langridge

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1938

Gubby Allen and Sir Charles Aubrey Smith at the Hollywood CC

Gubby Allen and Sir Charles Aubrey Smith

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Notes

Knighted for services to Anglo-American amity 1944

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Hampshire at Chester-le-Street - Sep 1-3
Hampshire won by 7 wickets
Essex v Northants at Chelmsford - Sep 1-4
Essex 360 & 55/1 (24.1 ov) Northants 275
Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury - Sep 1-4
Kent 570/8d Lancashire 259 & 47/2 (15.4 ov) (f/o)
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Sep 1-4
Leics 415 Gloucs 249/8 (86.4 ov)
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 1-4
Derbyshire 313 Surrey 560 (158.3 ov)
Warwickshire v Middlesex at Birmingham - Sep 1-4
Middlesex 207 Warwickshire 224/8 (82 ov)
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 1-4
Worcs 210 & 59/3 (26 ov) Sussex 510/5d
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 1-3
Yorkshire won by an innings and 126 runs
1st ODI: England v Australia at Southampton - Sep 3
Australia won by 59 runs
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