Reggie Spooner      

Full name Reginald Herbert Spooner

Born October 21, 1880, Litherland, Lancashire

Died October 2, 1961, Lincoln (aged 80 years 346 days)

Major teams England, Lancashire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Reginald Herbert Spooner
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 10 15 0 481 119 32.06 1 4 1 4 0
First-class 237 393 16 13681 247 36.28 31 59 142 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 237 710 582 6 1/5 97.00 4.91 118.3 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Manchester, Jul 24-26, 1905 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 19-22, 1912 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1899-1923
Profile

Reginald Herbert Spooner, whose name is linked with the greatest batsmen of Edwardian England, died in a nursing home at Lincoln on October 2, after a few weeks' illness, at the age of 80. One of the most beautiful stroke-makers known to the game, he adorned the cricketing scene as a player for Lancashire and England in an age of giants, when quality, style and skill were wedded as perhaps at no other time.

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Reggie Spooner

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1905

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Investec Test: England v India at Southampton - Jul 27-31
England won by 266 runs
Group B: Durham v Warwickshire at Gosforth - Jul 31
Warwickshire 264 (49.4/50 ov)
Group A: Gloucs v Hampshire at Bristol - Jul 31
Gloucs 233 (49.5/50 ov)
Group B: Middlesex v Surrey at Lord's - Jul 31
Surrey 286/6 (50/50 ov)
Northants v NZ A at Northampton - Jul 31
NZ A 424/7 (50/50 ov)
Group B: Somerset v Kent at Taunton - Jul 31
Kent 383/7 (50/50 ov)
Group A: Worcs v Derbyshire at Worcester - Jul 31
Worcs 261 (49/50 ov)
Yorkshire v Sri Lanka A at Leeds - Jul 31
Sri Lanka A 275/9 (50/50 ov)
Group A: Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - Jul 31
Leics 16/0 (3.2/50 ov)
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