Manning Clark      

Full name Charles Manning Hope Clark

Born March 3, 1915, Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Died May 23, 1991, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia (aged 76 years 81 days)

Major teams Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Melbourne Grammar School; Melbourne University; Oxford University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 3 6 0 87 22 14.50 0 0 1 1
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1939 - 1939
Profile

A wicketkeeper/batsman, Manning Clark was one of those unfortunates whose first-class career would have amounted to much more had his time at Oxford University not almost all overlapped with World War Two. He had established himself in club cricket in Melbourne by the time he moved to England in 1938 to study. He made his mark in the 1939 Freshman's match with 44, and was included in the first few matches of the summer. However, Oxford fared badly, Clark did moderately, and the team was radically changed midway through the season and he lost his place.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 Middlesex 84/3 (34 ov)
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 16/1 (6.5 ov) Kent 488
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 66/0 (20.2 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 Yorkshire 170/4 (42.3 ov)
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 14/0 (6 ov)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 156/2 (43.3 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 Leics 300/4 (81.2 ov)
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 335/2 (90 ov)
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