James Challen senior

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James Challen senior
Personal information
Full name James Challen
Batting Unknown
Relations James Challen junior (son)
Domestic team information
Years Team
1847–1849 Sussex
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 7
Runs scored 109
Batting average 10.90
100s/50s –/1
Top score 53
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 4/–
Source: Cricinfo, 28 January 2012

James Challen (dates of birth and death unknown) was an English cricketer. Challen's batting style is unknown. Though his date of birth is not known, it is known he was christened on 11 August 1787 at Lurgashall, Sussex.

Challen made his first-class debut for Petworth in 1845 against the Marylebone Cricket Club at Lord's in 1845. He played two further first-class matches for Petworth in 1845, both at the Petworth Park New Ground against Hampshire and the Marylebone Cricket Club.[1] In his three first-class appearances for Petworth, he scored 67 runs at an average of 16.75, with a high score of 53.[2] Two years later he made his first-class debut for Sussex against England. He played three further first-class matches for the county, the last of which came against Surrey.[1] In his four first-class matches for Sussex, he scored a total of 42 runs at an average of 7.00, with a high score of 15.[2]

His son, James Challen junior, played first-class cricket for Sussex.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "First-Class Matches played by James Challen". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by James Challen". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 January 2012. 

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