Sidney Owen (cricketer)

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Sidney Owen
Personal information
Full name Sidney Charles Owen
Born (1942-05-05) 5 May 1942 (age 75)
Wellington, Shropshire, England
Batting Right-handed
Role Wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
Years Team
1972–1977 Staffordshire
Career statistics
Competition List A
Matches 2
Runs scored 6
Batting average 6.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 6
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 5/1
Source: Cricinfo, 17 June 2011

Sidney Charles Owen (born 5 May 1942) is a former English cricketer. Owen was a right-handed batsman who fielded as a wicket-keeper. He was born in Wellington, Shropshire.

Owen made his debut for Staffordshire in the 1972 Minor Counties Championship against Cheshire. Owen played Minor counties cricket for Staffordshire from 1972 to 1977, which included 25 Minor Counties Championship matches.[1] In 1973, he made his List A debut against Dorset in the 1st round of the Gillette Cup. He wasn't required to bat in the match, but did take 4 catches and a single stumping in the Dorset innings.[2] He made a further List A appearance, against Lancashire in the 2nd round of the same competition.[3] He scored 6 runs in this match, before being dismissed by Peter Lever, while behind the stumps he took a single catch.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Sidney Owen". CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Staffordshire v Dorset, 1973 Gillette Cup". CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "List A Matches played by Sidney Owen". CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Lancashire v Staffordshire, 1973 Gillette Cup". CricketArchive. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 

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