Clark Scarff

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Clark Scarff
Personal information
Full name Clark Steven Scarff
Born (1948-11-19) 19 November 1948 (age 65)
Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia
Batting style Right-handed
Role Batsman
Domestic team information
Years Team
1970 Western Australia
Career statistics
Competition F/C
Matches 4
Runs scored 165
Batting average 27.50
100s/50s 0/1
Top score 67
Catches/stumpings 0/-
Source: CricketArchive, 13 December 2012

Clark Steven Scarff (born 19 November 1948) is a former Australian cricketer who played four first-class matches for Western Australia. From Perth, Scarff made his first-class debut in a Sheffield Shield match against Victoria in February 1970, the last match of the 1969–70 season.[1] Batting third behind Derek Chadwick and Terry Prindiville, he scored a half-century—67 runs—on debut, featuring in a 131-run partnership with Chadwick for the second wicket.[2] Scarff's three other first-class matches came early in the following Sheffield Shield season. Elevated to the opening position with Chadwick, he failed to score heavily, and did not play at state level again.[3][4] At grade cricket level, Scarff played for Melville, and served as the club's captain-coach for the 1974–75 season.[5] After retiring from playing, he worked for a time as a financial planner, and later moved to Geraldton, where he opened a management training and consulting firm.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ First-Class Matches played by Clark Scarff (4) – CricketArchive. Retrieved 13 December 2012.
  2. ^ Western Australia v Victoria, Sheffield Shield 1969/70 – CricketArchive. Retrieved 13 December 2012.
  3. ^ Queensland v Western Australia, Sheffield Shield 1970/71 – CricketArchive. Retrieved 13 December 2012.
  4. ^ Western Australia v South Australia, Sheffield Shield 1970/71 – CricketArchive. Retrieved 13 December 2012.
  5. ^ History: 1970s – Melville Cricket Club. Retrieved 13 December 2012.
  6. ^ Small Business Improvement in Regional Australia – Newfield Institute. Retrieved 13 December 2012.