Stanley Scott

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Stanley Scott
Personal information
Full name Stanley Winckworth Scott
Born (1854-03-24)24 March 1854
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Died 8 December 1933(1933-12-08) (aged 79)
Beckenham, Kent, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm fast
Role Batsman
Domestic team information
Years Team
1878–1893 Middlesex
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 104
Runs scored 4,432
Batting average 25.61
100s/50s 4/23
Top score 224
Balls bowled 458
Wickets 3
Bowling average 69.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 1/15
Catches/stumpings 61/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 16 April 2017

Stanley Winckworth Scott (24 March 1854 in Bombay (Mumbai), India – 8 December 1933 in Beckenham, Kent) was an English cricketer who played for Middlesex.

Scott was a middle-order batsman who played fairly regularly for Middlesex from 1878 to 1893, heading the batting averages in several seasons, though by modern standards his figures appear modest. His best season was 1892, when he scored 1015 runs at an average of 39 runs per innings, and against Gloucestershire at Lord's that season he scored 224, then regarded as a colossal score. He did well that season in both Gentlemen v Players matches at Lord's and The Oval, and was named as a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1893.

But at the end of the 1893 season he retired to become a stockbroker.

He also played football and played for Clapham Rovers in the 1879 FA Cup Final, losing 1-0 to the Old Etonians.


Clapham Rovers

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