Full Name

Joseph A Small

Born

November 03, 1892, Princes Town, Trinidad

Died

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

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm medium fast

TEAMS

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.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50s6sCtSt
Test360795213.1601030
FC7712811306313326.17416710
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test3436618432/672/6761.333.01122.00000
FC771083645901657/4927.8165.6070
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Photos


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