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Arthur Smith      

Full name Arthur Frederick Smith

Born May 13, 1853, Regent's Park, London

Died January 18, 1936, Kimberley, Cape Province, South Africa (aged 82 years 250 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast (roundarm)

Education Harrow School; Wellington College; Cambridge University

Relation Brother - CJ Smith

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 14 23 3 193 48* 9.65 0 0 15 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 14 40 30 0 - - - 4.50 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1873-1878
Profile

Arthur Frederick Smith went to Harrow and Wellington schools and played for Middlesex before getting his blue at Cambridge in 1875. He appeared occasionally for the county until 1877. A useful batsman, he was a fine field, usually at long leg. A good athlete before going to South Africa, he helped to form the Kimberley Golf Club. He retired from De Beers Company about ten years ago.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Northants v Somerset at Northampton - Jul 12-15
Somerset 375 & 192/6 Northants 221
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Jul 13-16
Warwickshire 432/8
Essex v Hampshire at Colchester - Jul 13-16
Hampshire 151/7
Lancashire v Notts at Liverpool - Jul 13-16
Lancashire 225 Notts 187/5
Worcs v Leics at Worcester - Jul 13-16
Worcs 321 Leics 162/2
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Cheltenham - Jul 14-17
Gloucs 118/4
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