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Kent County Cricket Club's oldest surviving player Hugh Dinwiddy dies

By Alex Hoad
Kent County Cricket Club
Kent County Cricket Club

Kent have announced the death of the county's oldest surviving cricketer, Hugh Dinwiddy

Kensington born Dinwiddy, 97 last month, was a right hand batsman leg break/ googly bowler and a superb cover fieldsman.

He played for the county between 1933 and 1935.

Dinwiddy made his first-class debut against Worcestershire at New Road in July 1933 after scoring a double hundred for the 2nd XI against Devon. He made a career-best 45 against Surrey at Rectory Field, Blackheath, in the following match.

Dinwiddy also represented Radley Rangers and the Royal Navy.

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