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Denis Compton

Denis Compton
Personal information
Full nameDenis Charles Scott Compton
Birth Date (Y-M-D)1918-5-23
Place of birthHendon, Middlesex
Country of birthEngland
Death Date (Y-M-D)1997-4-23
Height5 ft 10 inch (1.8 m)
Batting styleRight-handed
Bowling styleSlow left-arm chinamen
CountryEngland
Test Debut14 August 1937 v New Zealand
Last Test5 March 1957 v South Africa
Domestic team information
MCC1936 1964
Middlesex1936 1958
Europeans (India)1944/45 1945/46
Holkar1944/45

Denis Compton

Personal information
Playing positionOutside Left

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Denis Charles Scott Compton CBE (23 May 1918 in Hendon, Middlesex 23 April 1997 in Windsor, Berkshire) was an English cricketer who played in 78 Test matches, and a footballer. He spent the whole of his cricket career with Middlesex and most of his football career at Arsenal F.C..

In 2009 Compton was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.


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