Thomas Smith (cricketer, born 1898)

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Thomas Henry Smith (19 September 1898 6 March 1926) was an Australian cricketer. He was a left-handed batman who played for Queensland. He was born in Talgai and died in Warwick.

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Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a field at the centre of which is a 20-metre (22-yard) pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two bails balanced on three stumps. The batting side scores runs by striking the ball bowled at the wicket with the bat, while the bowling and fielding side tries to prevent this and dismiss each player. Means of dismissal include being bowled, when the ball hits the stumps and dislodges the bails, and by the fielding side catching the ball after it is hit by the bat, but before it hits the ground. When ten players have been dismissed, the innings ends and the teams swap roles. The game is adjudicated by two umpires, aided by a third umpire and match referee in international matches. They communicate with two off-field scorers who record the match's statistical information.

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Smith made a single appearance in each season between 1921/22 and 1923/24, scoring 61 runs in 6 innings, including a top score of 21 runs in his second first-class innings.

Smith died at the age of just 27 in Queensland.

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