Tuppy Owen-Smith


Tuppy Owen-Smith

Infobox Historic Cricketer


nationality = South African
country = South Africa
country abbrev = RSA
name = Tuppy Owen-Smith
picture = Cricket_no_pic.pngbatting style = Right-hand bat
bowling style = Legbreak
tests = 5
test runs = 252
test bat avg = 42.00
test 100s/50s = 1/1
test top score = 129
test balls = 156
test wickets = -
test bowl avg = -
test 5s = -
test 10s = -
test best bowling = -
test catches/stumpings = 4/-
FCs = 101
FC runs = 4059
FC bat avg = 26.88
FC 100s/50s = 3/23
FC top score = 168*
FC balls = 13445
FC wickets = 319
FC bowl avg = 23.22
FC 5s = 20
FC 10s = 3
FC best bowling = 7/153
FC catches/stumpings = 92/-
debut date = 15 June
debut year = 1929
last date = 17 August
last year = 1929
source = http://content-aus.cricinfo.com/ci/content/player/46691.html Cricinfo

Harold Geoffrey Owen Owen-Smith (born 18 February 1909 in Rondebosch, Cape Province, died 28 February 1990 in Rosebank, Cape Province) was a South African cricketer and English rugby player. He played cricket in 5 Tests in 1929 and was capped 10 times by England from 1934 to 1937. He was captain throughout the 1937 Home Nations championship, thus he captained England three times. He was and is widely regarded as having been a fine attacking fullback and a great of the game.


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