Phil Mead      

Full name Charles Philip Mead

Born March 9, 1887, Battersea, London

Died March 26, 1958, Boscombe, Hampshire (aged 71 years 17 days)

Major teams England, Hampshire

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Charles Philip Mead
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 17 26 2 1185 182* 49.37 4 3 0 4 0
First-class 814 1340 185 55061 280* 47.67 153 258 675 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 17 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 814 18457 9613 277 7/18 34.70 3.12 66.6 5 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Sydney, Dec 15-21, 1911 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Brisbane, Nov 30-Dec 5, 1928 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1905-1936
Profile

Only Jack Hobbs, Frank Woolley and Patsy Hendren have made more first-class runs than Phil Mead (55,061), and nobody has made more for one team than the 48,892 he piled up for Hampshire. Solid in defence and a crisp strokeplayer, Mead was extremely prolific for England too. He averaged 49 over 17 Tests, including an unbeaten 182 at The Oval against the rampant 1921 Australians. He played his last Test at 41, but went blind later in life and died in Boscombe in 1958.
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1965

AE Relf (left) of Sussex and CP Mead of Hampshire, in a Durban rickshaw, 1913

AE Relf (left) of Sussex and CP Mead of Hampshire, in a Durban rickshaw, 1913

© The Cricketer International

1950

Phil Mead, Hampshire most prolific run scorer of all time

Phil Mead, Hampshire and England

© Hampshire County Cricket Club

May 1932

Phil Mead

Phil Mead

© Wisden Cricket Monthly

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1912

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Group A: Lancashire v Leics at Manchester
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