Charles Clover-Brown

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Charles Clover-Brown
Personal information
Full name Charles Clover-Brown
Born (1907-09-18)18 September 1907
Brentford, Middlesex, England
Died 6 October 1982(1982-10-06) (aged 75)
Hove, Sussex, England
Batting style Right-hand
Bowling style Leg break
Domestic team information
Years Team
1935/1936 Ceylon
1926–1933 Buckinghamshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 2
Runs scored 144
Batting average 48.00
100s/50s 1/–
Top score 100*
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 25 May 2011

Charles Clover-Brown (18 September 1907 – 6 October 1982) was an English cricketer. Brown was a right-handed batsman who bowled leg break. He was born in Brentford, Middlesex and was educated at Harrow School, where he represented and captained the school cricket team.[1]

Clover-Brown made his debut for Buckinghamshire in the 1926 Minor Counties Championship against Hertfordshire. Clover-Brown played Minor counties cricket for Buckinghamshire from 1926 to 1933, which included 10 Minor Counties Championship matches.[2]

Clover-Brown made his first-class debut for Dr J Rockwood's Europeans XI against Maharaj Kumar of Vizianagram's XI in Colombo in December 1930. In this match, he scored 27 runs in the Europeans first-innings before being dismissed by Phiroze Palia, while in their second-innings he scored a single run before being dismissed by Mushtaq Ali.[3] He played his second first-class match 5 years later, playing for Ceylon against the Indian University Occasionals.[4] In this match, he scored 100* in the Ceylon first-innings, while in their second-innings he scored 16 runs before being dismissed by Dev Puri.[5]

He later served as President of Old Harrovians F.C., obtaining the post in 1963.[6] Clover-Brown died in Hove, Sussex on 6 October 1982.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Teams Charles Clover-Brown played for". CricketArchive. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Charles Clover-Brown". CricketArchive. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Dr J Rockwood's Europeans XI v Maharaj Kumar of Vizianagram's XI, 1930/31". CricketArchive. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Charles Clover-Brown". CricketArchive. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Ceylon v Indian University Occasionals, 1935". CricketArchive. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 
  6. ^ Woolley, R.H. "Old Harrovian A.F.C.". www.ohafc.com. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 

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