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Full Name

Joseph A Small


November 03, 1892, Princes Town, Trinidad


April 26, 1958, Forest Reserve, Trinidad, (aged 65y 174d)

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Medium fast

Joe Small played in the First Test Match between England and the West Indies at Lord's in 1928, his score of 52 in the second innings being the highest for the West Indies in the game. This tall, loose-limbed allrounder, who did much fine work for Trinidad, hit 595 runs, average 18.59, in the tour, his highest innings being 106 not out against the University at Oxford, and with offbreaks dismissed 50 batsmen for 28.88 runs each. He also toured England in 1923, averaging 31.04 for 776 runs, including innings of 94 and 68 in the match against Lancashire at Old Trafford, but took only 19 wickets, average 33.47. Altogether Small, who was a splendid slip fieldsman, scored 2,995 runs, average 25.50, and took over 100 wickets.
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Joe Small Career Stats

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Debut/Last Matches of Joe Small

Recent Matches of Joe Small

West Indies vs England20 & 50/22 & 1/5601-Feb-1930Port of SpainTest # 189
West Indies vs England0 & 20/3911-Aug-1928The OvalTest # 175
West Indies vs England0 & 522/6723-Jun-1928Lord'sTest # 173
West Indians vs HDG LG XI18 & 191/2003-Sep-1923ScarboroughFC
West Indians vs WORCS381/2729-Aug-1923WorcesterFC

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Learie Constantine, Joe Small and Barto Bartlett
Joe Small
The 1928 West Indian team to England, the first Test tour in their history
The West Indian squad that toured England in 1923, before Test status was conferred on the region