Ernest Smith (cricketer, born 1888)

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Ernest Smith (11 July 1888 – 2 January 1972) was an English first-class cricketer, who played sixteen matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club from 1914 to 1926.[1] He also played for Colne C.C. (1921-1924) and Rawtenstall C.C. (1925) in the Lancashire League, and for the Yorkshire Second XI (1912-1920) and the Yorkshire Council (1920).

Born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England, Smith was a right-handed batsman, who scored 169 runs at 10.56, with a best of 49 against Essex. A slow left arm and left arm medium pace bowler, he took 46 wickets at 23.69, with a best analysis of 6 for 40 against Leicestershire.[1] He also took five wickets in an innings against the MCC.

Smith died in January 1972, in Blackburn, Lancashire.


  1. ^ a b Warner, David (2011). The Yorkshire County Cricket Club: 2011 Yearbook (113th ed.). Ilkley, Yorkshire: Great Northern Books. p. 378. ISBN 978-1-905080-85-4. 

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