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Stuart Symington      

Full name Stuart Johnston Symington

Born September 16, 1926, Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex

Died December 11, 2009, Herefordshire (aged 83 years 86 days)

Major teams Leicestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 23 40 6 744 65 21.88 0 3 13 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 23 2753 1448 36 5/45 40.22 3.15 76.4 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1948 - 1949
Profile

Stuart Symington, a seam bowler and reasonable middle-order batsman, captained Leicestershire in 1949 in what his only full season of first-class cricket. He played for the county in the war - his first outing came as a 17-year-old - and he made his first-class debut in 1948 when he played twice. In 1949 Leicestershire were in need of a new captain and, as dictated by financial and social rules of the time, he had to be an amateur. Symington was a perfect and willing candidate.

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Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street - Apr 26-29
Sussex 335 & 115/3 Durham 339
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Apr 26-29
Gloucs 275 Derbyshire 511/8
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - Apr 26-29
Notts 371 Hampshire 167/4
Lancashire v Kent at Manchester - Apr 26-29
Lancashire 444 Kent 214/7
Leics v Northants at Leicester - Apr 26-29
Northants 251 & 105/2 Leics 305
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Apr 26-29
Somerset 408 Middlesex 306/7
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 26-29
Surrey 340 Essex 266/2
Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Apr 26-29
Warwickshire 435 Yorkshire 128/3
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