Tom Adams (cricketer)

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Tom Robert Adams
Personal information
Full name Thomas Robert Adams
Born (1810-05-02)2 May 1810
Gravesend, Kent, England
Died 20 January 1894(1894-01-20) (aged 83)
Gravesend, Kent, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Roundarm medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
1851 Lancashire (pre-county club)
1848 Hampshire (pre-county club)
1838–1856 Marylebone Cricket Club
1836–1858 Kent
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 157
Runs scored 3,435
Batting average 12.31
100s/50s –/9
Top score 78
Balls bowled 1,862
Wickets 152
Bowling average 12.90
5 wickets in innings 5
10 wickets in match 1
Best bowling 7/?
Catches/stumpings 144/–
Source: Cricinfo, 10 May 2010

Thomas Miles Adams (2 May 1808 at Gravesend, Kent – 20 January 1894 at Gravesend) was an English cricketer in the mid-19th century. He was a member of the great Kent team of the 1840s and played for both MCC and the All-England Eleven. He was a right-handed batsman who bowled medium pace roundarm style.

He made his known debut in the 1836 season and had 157 known appearances in major matches from 1836 to 1858.

Tom Adams stood as umpire in 20 major matches from 1852 to 1865.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Arthur Haygarth, Scores & Biographies, Volume 2 (1827-1840), Lillywhite, 1862
  • Arthur Haygarth, Scores & Biographies, Volumes 3-9 (1841-1866), Lillywhite, 1862–1867