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Geoff Smith (1), right-and bat and off-break bowler
Peter Perrin after scoring 343 not out against Derbyshire at Chesterfield. It remains the highest individual score by an Essex player, but Essex went on to lose by 9 wickets!
James Round, wicket-keeper batsman. Founder of the club, first captain and chairman.Conservative MP 1868-1906.
Paddy Phelan bowling. Right-arm off-break bowler, left-hand batsman.
Jack (C.A.G.) Russell batting. With a career average of 41.57, he was among the finest of Essex batsmen
Henry Pickett, right-arm fast-medium bowler
Frank Gillingham and C.A.G. (Jack) Russell go out to bat. By keeping a promise to play in Russell's benefit match, Gillingham became Essex's oldest player (52 years 287 days)
Eddie Presland, all-rounder
Jack (C.A.G.) Russell. Right-hand bat and slow-medium bowler. In 1923 he became the first England batsman to score two hundreds in one match, but never played another Test
Jack O'Connor (2). England right-hand batsman, leg-break and off-break bowler
Peter Perrin. Right-hand batsman. One of the best cricketers never to play for England, mainly because of his cumbersome fielding. Ironically. he became a Test selector.
Jack O'Connor (1). England right-hand batsman, leg-break and off-break bowler
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