Leslie Croom

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Leslie Croom
Personal information
Full name Leslie Charles Brian Croom
Born (1920-04-20)20 April 1920
Wybunbury, Cheshire, England
Died 20 December 1989(1989-12-20) (aged 69)
Dudley, Worcestershire, England
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm off break
Relations Alfred Croom (father)
Domestic team information
Years Team
1949 Warwickshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 4
Runs scored 73
Batting average 9.12
100s/50s –/–
Top score 26
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 9 May 2012

Leslie Charles Brian Croom (20 April 1920 – 20 December 1989) was an English cricketer. Croom was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break. He was born at Wybunbury, near Northwich, Cheshire.

Croom made his first-class debut for Warwickshire against Cambridge University at Fenner's in 1949. He made three further first-class appearances in that season for the county, the last of which came against Lancashire at Edgbaston.[1] In his four first-class appearances, he scored a total of 73 runs at an average of 9.12, with a high score of 26.[2]

He died at Dudley, Worcestershire, on 20 December 1989. His father, Alfred, was also a first-class cricketer.


  1. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Leslie Croom". CricketArchive. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
  2. ^ "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Leslie Croom". CricketArchive. Retrieved 9 May 2012.

External links

  • Leslie Croom at ESPNcricinfo
  • Leslie Croom at CricketArchive
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