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
South Group: Gloucs v Glamorgan at Bristol - Apr 27
Glamorgan 142/2 (31/50 ov)
South Group: Kent v Hampshire at Canterbury - Apr 27
Kent 161/3 (32.3/50 ov)
South Group: Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's - Apr 27
Middlesex 154/4 (29.3/50 ov)
North Group: Worcs v Notts at Worcester - Apr 27
Notts 125/2 (26/50 ov)
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