|Full name||Curtis Alexander Reid|
16 July 1836|
Inverary Park, New South Wales, Australia
|Died||1 July 1886
Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
|Bowling style||Right-arm (unknown style)|
|Domestic team information|
|First-class debut||24 February 1870 Victoria v New South Wales|
|Last First-class||9 March 1871 Victoria v New South Wales|
|Tests umpired||1 (1877)|
Source: CricketArchive, 5 November 2011
Curtis Alexander Reid (16 July 1836 at Inverary Park, New South Wales – 1 July 1886 at Hawthorn, Victoria) umpired the historic first Test match played between Australia and England in Melbourne on 15 March to 19 March 1877. His colleague was Richard Terry.
As a player, Reid was a left-hand batsman and right-arm bowler who played three matches for Victoria from 1869 to 1871. He took 16 wickets at an average of 10.87, with best figures of 6 for 5. Less successful with the bat, he scored 12 runs in 5 innings.
- Moyes, p. 35.
- Moyes, A. G. (1959) Australian Cricket: A History, Angus & Robertson:Sydney.
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