Percy Herbert      

Full name Percy Herbert

Born August 12, 1878, Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex

Died January 24, 1958, Hove, Sussex (aged 79 years 165 days)

Major teams Gentlemen of the South

Relation Nephew - PGH Fender

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1920 - 1920
Profile

Percy Herbert, a decent club cricketer, was given a chance to play first-class cricket by his nephew, Percy Fender. The game was a benefit match (for JJ Reid, the pavilion attendant) between Gentlemen of the South and Players of the South in July 1920. The first day's play was over - Players had made 551 for 9 - when Fender summoned his uncle to make up the number as the Gentlemen were short (they had used substitutes when fielding). Herbert sat in the pavilion and watched it rain throughout the second and third day. Herbert thus has the distinction of not only never taking the field through his first-class career, but also not even having seen a ball bowled.
Martin Williamson

Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 & 172/3 (53 ov) Middlesex 361
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 414 Kent 488 & 142/0 (39 ov, target 187)
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 & 59/0 (18 ov) Northants 470
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 & 299/8 (90 ov) Yorkshire 290
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 313 & 97/2 (35 ov) (f/o)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 & 31/0 (14 ov) Durham 607/7d
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 & 190/2 (66 ov) Leics 473/8d
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 451/9d Worcs 353/6 (102 ov)
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