Edward Solbé

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Edward Phillip Solbé (10 May 1902 – 29 December 1961) was an English cricketer.

Born in Bromley, Solbé was a prominent batsman at schoolboy level during World War I, and subsequently made fifteen appearances in first-class cricket for Kent County Cricket Club.[1] Often coming in down the order, Solbé scored two half-centuries for Kent[2]—the first against Sussex in 1921,[3] with the second coming the following season against Worcestershire.[4]

The son of Frank Solbé, who played international hockey for England, Edward died in Nottingham in 1961, aged 59.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Obituaries in 1961". Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. Retrieved 3 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "EP Solbé player profile". CricketArchive. Retrieved 3 March 2009. 
  3. ^ "Kent v Sussex in 1921". CricketArchive. Retrieved 3 March 2009. 
  4. ^ "Kent v Worcestershire in 1922". CricketArchive. Retrieved 3 March 2009. 

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