Hampden Alpass

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Hampden Alpass
Personal information
Full name Herbert John Hampden Alpass
Born (1906-08-07)7 August 1906
Berkeley, England
Died 16 March 1999(1999-03-16) (aged 92)
Southmead, England
Batting style Right hand batsmen
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
Domestic team information
Years Team
1926–1928 Gloucestershire County Cricket Club
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 7
Runs scored 36
Batting average 5.14
100s/50s -/-
Top score 18*
Balls bowled 204
Wickets 4
Bowling average 28.50
5 wickets in innings -
10 wickets in match -
Best bowling 2/42
Catches/stumpings 3/-
Source: CricketArchive, 9 August 2008

Herbert John Hampden Alpass (7 August 1906 – 16 March 1999) was an English first-class cricketer who played in seven matches between 1926 and 1928 for Gloucestershire.[1] His highest score of 18* came when playing for Gloucestershire in the 1928 match against Oxford University Cricket Club.[2] His best bowling of 2/42 came in the same match.[2]

Alpass studied at Clifton College in Bristol and starred as a left-arm spinner in the college cricket team. Away from cricket, Alpass qualified as a solicitor and became chairman of Bristol Rovers Football Club in 1950. He spent 11 years as chairman, overseeing promotion to Division Two in 1953.

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