Howard Phillips (cricketer)

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Howard Phillips
Personal information
Full name Howard William Phillips
Born (1872-04-20)20 April 1872
St Helens, Isle of Wight, England
Died 17 March 1960(1960-03-17) (aged 87)
East London, Cape Province, South Africa
Batting style Right-handed
Domestic team information
Years Team
1907–1913 Border
1899–1902 Hampshire
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 17
Runs scored 267
Batting average 9.51
100s/50s –/–
Top score 47
Balls bowled 292
Wickets 2
Bowling average 81.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/10
Catches/stumpings 12/–
Source: Cricinfo, 24 January 2010

Howard William Phillips (20 April 1872 – 17 March 1960) was an English cricketer. Phillips was a right-handed batsman.

Phillips made his first-class debut for Hampshire against Leicestershire in the 1889 County Championship. From 1899 to 1902 Phillips played five first-class matches for Hampshire, with his final first-class appearance for the county coming in the 1902 County Championship against Kent.

Shortly thereafter, Phillips moved to South Africa. There he joined Border, making his debut for the province against Transvaal. Phillips represented Border in twelve first-class matches. Phillips final appearance for the province came against the touring Marylebone Cricket Club in 1913. During his time with Border, Phillips scored 223 runs at an average of 11.15, with a high score of 47. In his overall first-class appearances, Phillips scored 267 runs at an average of 9.51, with his high score of 47 for Border ending up as his highest first-class score.

Phillips died at East London, Cape Province on 17 March 1960.

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