David Rome      

Full name David Audley Moberley Rome

Born April 14, 1910, Marylebone, London

Died May 20, 1970, Kennington, London (aged 60 years 36 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Education Eton College; Cambridge University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 4 6 0 56 32 9.33 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 4 24 11 0 - - - 2.75 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1930 - 1933
Profile

David Rome, who died as the result of a fall at The Oval on May 20, aged 60, appeared occasionally for Middlesex between 1931 and 1933. A son of Brigadier-General C. S. Rome, who captained Harrow in 1893, he was in the XI of that school from 1926 to 1929, being captain in the last year when he scored 74 and 27 not out against Eton, 90 against Winchester and headed the batting averages with 69.25. Going up to Cambridge, he did not gain a Blue. He later played for Surrey 2nd XI, Harrow Wanderers, I Zingari and the Free Foresters. For many years till his death, he was a member of the Surrey County Committee.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 344/7 (116 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 142/2 (44 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 Kent 453/5 (106.1 ov)
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-26
Leics 238 & 88/3 (21.1 ov) Essex 423
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 364/6 (100.4 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 & 70/1 (16.3 ov) Surrey 480
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 183/2 (52.5 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 263/4d Notts 94 & 61/3 (23 ov, target 452)
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