Oliver White

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Oliver White
Personal information
Full name Oliver Claude White
Born (1880-03-11)11 March 1880
Iver, Buckinghamshire, England
Died 12 January 1956(1956-01-12) (aged 75)
Earlswood, Surrey, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm slow
Domestic team information
Years Team
1920 Northamptonshire
1906 Buckinghamshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 5
Runs scored 57
Batting average 9.50
100s/50s –/–
Top score 15*
Balls bowled 437
Wickets 10
Bowling average 27.90
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 3/49
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 27 June 2011

Oliver Claude White (11 March 1880 – 12 January 1956) was an English cricketer. White was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm slow. He was born in Iver, Buckinghamshire and educated at Merchant Taylors' School, where he played for the school cricket team.[1]

White made his debut for Buckinghamshire in the 1906 Minor Counties Championship against Wiltshire. He made 2 further appearances for the county, both coming in 1906 against Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire.[2] Following World War I, White made his first-class debut for Northamptonshire against Essex in the 1920 County Championship. He made 4 further first-class appearances for Northamptonshire, all coming in 1920, with his final appearance coming against Essex.[3] In his 5 first-class matches, he scored 57 runs at an average of 9.50, with a high score of 15*.[4] With the ball, he took 10 wickets at a bowling average of 27.90, with best figures of 3/49.[5]

White died in Earlswood, Surrey on 12 January 1956.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Teams Oliver White played for". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Oliver White". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Oliver White". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Oliver White". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "First-class Bowling For Each Team by Oliver White". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 

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