Frank Smith (umpire)

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Frank Smith
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Frank Smith
Personal information
Full name Frank Ernest Smith
Born (1872-05-13)13 May 1872
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Died 3 December 1943(1943-12-03) (aged 71)
Sedburgh, Yorkshire, England
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Left-arm orthodox spin
Domestic team information
Years Team
1893 – 1908 Surrey
1906 – 1907 Transvaal
1901 – 1902 London County
Umpiring information
Tests umpired 5 (1902–1910)
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 68
Runs scored 578
Batting average 9.79
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 45
Balls bowled 10358
Wickets 194
Bowling average 20.36
5 wickets in innings 9
10 wickets in match 3
Best bowling 6/12
Catches/stumpings 31/–
Source: CricketArchive, 21 September 2008

Frank Ernest Smith (May 13, 1872, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk – December 3, 1943, Sedbergh, Yorkshire) was a first-class cricketer who played 68 games, and later umpired.

His first-class playing career lasted from 1893 to the 1906/07 season during which time he represented Surrey, London County and Transvaal. He was noted as a slow orthodox left hand bowler.

As an umpire, he stood in five Test matches between 1902 and 1910.

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