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Denis Compton

Full name:Denis Charles Scott Compton
Born:23rd May 1918, Hendon, Middlesex, England
Died:23rd April 1997, Windsor, Berkshire, England
Batting:Right-hand batsman
Bowling:Slow left-arm chinaman
Other Sports:Football for England (wartime internationals) and Arsenal
Biography:Awarded CBE in 1958 New Year Honours
Relations:Brother: LH Compton; Grandson: NRD Compton; Son: PMD Compton; Son: RCD Compton
Teams:England (Test: 1937-1956/57); Middlesex (Main FC: 1936-1958); Marylebone Cricket Club (Main FC: 1936-1964); Europeans (India) (Main FC: 1944/45-1945/46); Holkar (Main FC: 1944/45); South of England (Other FC: 1937-1953); Players (Other FC: 1937-1957); England (Other FC: 1937-1956/57); England XI (Other FC: 1938-1952); Sir PF Warner's XI (Other FC: 1938); Services XI (Other FC: 1944/45); Major-General Stewart's XII (Other FC: 1944/45); CK Nayudu's XI (Other FC: 1944/45); East Zone (India) (Other FC: 1945/46); Rest of England (Other FC: 1946-1957); Marylebone Cricket Club South African Touring Team (Other FC: 1948); TN Pearce's XI (Other FC: 1955-1956); LEG Ames' XI (Other FC: 1957); AER Gilligan's XI (Other FC: 1958); Commonwealth XI (Other FC: 1959/60); International Cavaliers (Other FC: 1963/64); Middlesex Second XI (Minor Counties Championship: 1935-1936); All teams
Middlesex cap: 1936
Wisden Cricketer of the Year: 1939
Middlesex benefit season: 1949
Middlesex Captain: 1951 - 1952
South African Cricket Annual Cricketer of the Year: 1957
Lists of matches and more detailed statistics

Test Career Batting and Fielding (1937-1956/57)
MINORunsHSAve10050Ct
England7813115580727850.06 172849
Test Career Bowling (1937-1956/57)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve5wI10wMSRateEcon
England2710711410255-7056.40 10108.40 3.12

First-Class Career Batting and Fielding (1936-1964)
MINORunsHSAve10050Ct
Overall515839883894230051.85 123183416
First-Class Career Bowling (1936-1964)
BallsMdnsRunsWktsBBAve5wI10wMSRateEcon
Overall36816956200746227-3632.27 19359.18 3.27

 

 

 

 

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