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Tommy Enthoven

Biography

Born at Cartagena, Spain in 1903, Tommy Enthoven was a right-handed middle-order batsman and a right-arm medium pace bowler. Schooled at Harrow, he went on to Cambridge University where he attained blues all four years between 1923 and 1926. He made his Middlesex debut in 1925 and represented the county 123 times until 1936. He amassed 7,362 runs (av. 27.16) with 9 centuries and a top score of 139. His best season was 1926 when he hit 1,129 runs (av. 31.36). He also took 252 wickets (av. 32.13) with a best performance of 6 for 64 and he held 78 catches. He captained Cambridge University in 1926 and Middlesex jointly with Nigel Haig between 1933 and 1934. He toured with M.C.C. to Canada in 1937 and his final first-class match was for M.C.C. in 1948. He died at Kensington, London in 1975.