Snuffy Browne

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Snuffy Browne
Personal information
Full name Cyril Rutherford Browne
Born (1890-10-08)8 October 1890
Robert's Tenantry, St Michael, Barbados
Died 12 January 1964(1964-01-12) (aged 73)
Georgetown, Demerara, Guyana
Nickname Snuffy
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Relations CA Browne (Brother)
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 1) 23 June 1928 v England
Last Test 21 February 1930 v England
Domestic team information
Years Team
1921–1938 British Guiana
1908–1911 Barbados
Career statistics
Competition Test First-class
Matches 4 74
Runs scored 176 2077
Batting average 25.14 19.97
100s/50s 0/1 3/10
Top score 70* 103
Balls bowled 840 15732
Wickets 6 278
Bowling average 48.00 22.39
5 wickets in innings 0 17
10 wickets in match 0 6
Best bowling 2/72 8/58
Catches/stumpings 1/– 59/–
Source: CricketArchive, 30 January 2010

Cyril Rutherford "Snuffy" Browne (8 October 1890 – 12 January 1964) was a West Indian Test cricketer who was a member of the first West Indies Test cricket team, playing against England in 1928. A right-arm medium pace bowler, and right-handed batsman, Browne played first-class cricket for both Barbados and British Guiana in a career that spanned from 1908 to 1938.

Browne was born in Robert's Tenantry, St. Michael, Barbados. He played two Tests while touring England in 1928 and two at home when England visited the West Indies in 1929. At one time he was a magistrate in British Guiana. He died in Georgetown, British Guiana (now Georgetown, Guyana) aged 73 years 96 days.

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