Philip Snow

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Philip Snow
Personal information
Full name Philip Albert Snow
Born (1915-08-07)7 August 1915
Leicester, Leicestershire, England
Died 4 June 2012(2012-06-04) (aged 96)
England, United Kingdom
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 5
Runs scored 121
Batting average 17.28
100s/50s –/–
Top score 38
Balls bowled 143
Wickets 4
Bowling average 25.25
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 2/60
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 13 March 2010

Philip Albert Snow OBE (7 August 1915 – 4 June 2012) was an English born Fijian cricketer.[1]

In 1936 Snow made his debut for the Leicestershire Second XI against the Nottinghamshire Second XI. From 1936 to 1937 Snow played four matches for the Leicestershire Second XI.

Snow made his first-class debut for Fiji in 1948 against Auckland during Fiji's tour of New Zealand. Snow made 5 first-class appearances on tour, with his final first-class match for Fiji coming against Auckland.

In his 5 first-class matches for Fiji he scored 121 runs at a batting average of 17.28, with a high score of 38. With the ball he took 4 wickets at a bowling average of 25.25, with best figures of 2/60.

He was the brother of the author CP Snow and the historian Eric Snow. He was by profession a colonial administrator in Fiji.[2]


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