Personal information
Full nameSydney Francis Barnes
Born19 April 1873
Smethwick, England
Died26 December 1967 (aged 94)
Chadsmoor, England
NicknameBarney
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm fast-medium
Right-arm leg spin
International information
National sideEngland
Test debut (cap 129)13 December 1901 v Australia
Last Test18 February 1914 v South Africa
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1894–1896Warwickshire
1899–1903Lancashire
1927–1930Wales
1929Minor Counties
Career statistics
CompetitionTestsFirst-classMatches27133Runs scored2421,573Batting average8.0612.78100s/50s0/00/2Top score38*93Balls bowled7,87331,430Wickets189719Bowling average16.4317.095 wickets in innings246810 wickets in match718Best bowling9/1039/103

Sydney Barnes (1901 -1914) – Barnes was one
of finest medium fast bowlers in Test cricket for
England who has played very little first-class
cricket. He bowled right-arm with ability to swing
the ball effectively.

He played 27 Test matche spicking up 189 wickets at an average of 16.43. He was 61 when he played his last match for his
league.

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