Matches (14)
SA Tri-Series (1)
ILT20 (1)
SA20 (1)
BBL (1)
Ranji Trophy (4)
ENG-L in SL (1)
WI 4-Day (3)
SA v ENG (1)
IND v NZ (1)

Full Name

Arthur Ernest Sydney Rippon


April 29, 1892, Kensington, London


April 13, 1966, Berrylands, Surbiton, Surrey, (aged 73y 349d)

Batting Style

Right hand Bat


Kings College, Taunton


ADE Rippon

(twin brother)

Arthur Ernest Sydney Rippon, who died on April 13, aged 73, played as an amateur for Somerset between 1914 and 1937. At his best a brilliant batsman, on a number of occasions he opened the innings for the county with his twin brother, A. D. E. Rippon. In all, Arthur Rippon hit 3,833 runs, including six centuries, for an average of 21.17 and he held 46 catches. One of his best innings was that at Portsmouth in 1928, when he scored 112 and he and A. Young (92) made 197 in less than two and a half hours for the first wicket. J. C. White taking six wickets for 35 in the Hampshire second innings, Somerset triumphed in an innings with 28 runs to spare.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

  • After Rippon retired from the Civil Service he qualifed as a barrister at the age of 60. Much of his cricket after he retired from the first-class game was played with Hampton Wick in MIddlesex.

  • Career Averages
    Batting & Fielding
    Debut/Last Matches - Player
    FC Matches
    1914 - 1937
    Sydney Rippon