Thomas White (Sussex cricketer)

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Thomas White
Personal information
Full nameThomas Reginald White
Born(1892-07-03)3 July 1892
Basingstoke, Hampshire, England
Died7 May 1979(1979-05-07) (aged 86)
Camden, London, England
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm fast-medium
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1928 Sussex
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches1
Runs scored13
Batting average 6.50
100s/50s/
Top score9
Balls bowled30
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings /
Source: Cricinfo, 26 November 2011

Thomas Reginald White (3 July 1892 7 May 1979) was an English cricketer. White was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium. He was born at Basingstoke, Hampshire.

Cricket Team sport played with bats and balls

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.

Batting (cricket) a skill in the sport of cricket

In cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the ball with a bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket. Any player who is currently batting is denoted as a batsman, batswoman, or batter, regardless of whether batting is their particular area of expertise. Batting players have to adapt to various conditions when playing on different cricket pitches, especially in different countries - therefore, as well as having outstanding physical batting skills, top-level batters will have lightning reflexes, excellent decision-making and be good strategists.

Basingstoke town in Hampshire, England

Basingstoke is the largest town in the modern county of Hampshire. It is situated in south central England, and lies across a valley at the source of the River Loddon. It is located 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Southampton, 48 miles (77 km) southwest of London, and 19 miles (31 km) northeast of the county town and former capital Winchester. According to the 2016 population estimate the town had a population of 113,776. It is part of the borough of Basingstoke and Deane and part of the parliamentary constituency of Basingstoke. Basingstoke is often nicknamed "Doughnut City" or "Roundabout City" because of the number of large roundabouts.

White made a single first-class appearance for Sussex against Cambridge University in 1928. [1] In this match, he scored 9 runs in Sussex's first-innings, before being dismissed by Denis Blundell, while in their second-innings he was dismissed him for 4 by Maurice Allom. Cambridge University won the match by 71 runs. [2]

First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket. A first-class match is of three or more days' scheduled duration between two sides of eleven players each and is officially adjudged to be worthy of the status by virtue of the standard of the competing teams. Matches must allow for the teams to play two innings each although, in practice, a team might play only one innings or none at all.

Sussex County Cricket Club english cricket club

Sussex County Cricket Club is the oldest of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales. It represents the historic county of Sussex. Its limited overs team is called the Sussex Sharks. The club was founded in 1839 as a successor to the various Sussex county cricket teams, including the old Brighton Cricket Club, which had been representative of the county of Sussex as a whole since the 1720s. The club has always held first-class status. Sussex have competed in the County Championship since the official start of the competition in 1890 and have played in every top-level domestic cricket competition in England.

Cambridge University Cricket Club cricket team

Cambridge University Cricket Club, first recorded in 1817, is the representative cricket club for students of the University of Cambridge. Depending on the circumstances of each individual match, the club has always been recognised as holding first-class status. The university played List A cricket in 1972 and 1974 only. It has not played top-level Twenty20 cricket.

He died at Camden, London on 7 May 1979.

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References

  1. "First-Class Matches played by Thomas White". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 November 2011.
  2. "Sussex v Cambridge University, 1928". CricketArchive. Retrieved 26 November 2011.
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