Full Name

Henry Anthony Pawson


August 22, 1921, Chertsey, Surrey


October 12, 2012 (aged 91y 51d)

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Offbreak

Tony Pawson was a talented all-round sportsman with success at cricket, football and fishing. As a 15-year-old, in 1937, he scored 237 at Lord's when playing for a Lord's XI against a CF Tufnell's XI and in 1947 he represented MCC against the South Africans playing in a team alongside Denis Compton. He played his first-class cricket for Oxford University and Kent. He represented England at football, played at the 1948 London Olympics and appeared in two football league matches for Charlton Athletic. In 1982 he was a member of the England fly fishing team that won the World Championship and in 1988 was awarded on OBE for services to angling. was also the cricket correspondent for the Observer newspaper.
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Career Averages
Batting & Fielding
Debut/Last Matches - Player
FC Matches
1946 - 1953
Tony Pawson goes for a pull
Tony Pawson at Oxford University
The Oxford University side against MCC in 1948