Tom Caplen

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Tom Caplen (23 November 1879 – 17 April 1945) was an English cricketer who played for Kent County Cricket Club and Cornwall County Cricket Club. He was a right-handed batsman and a right-arm fast bowler.

Caplen was born in Rusthall near Tunbridge Wells in Kent in 1879. He made his only first-class cricket appearance for Kent during the 1897 season aged seventeen.[1] He made at least three appearances for the Kent Second XI, the first in August 1895, when he was aged 15.[2]

Caplen played for Cornwall In 1898 and 1900, making one Minor Counties Championship appearance and in 1902 he played for the Madras Presidency against the Oxford University Authentics.[2] He died at Hove in Sussex in 1945 aged 65.[1]


  1. ^ a b Tom Caplen, CricInfo. Retrieved 2017-04-15.
  2. ^ a b Tom Caplen, Cricket Archive. Retrieved 2017-04-15.

External links[edit]

Tom Caplen at ESPNcricinfo