Reginald Dare

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Reginald Dare
Personal information
Full name Reginald Arthur Dare
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
Domestic team information
Years Team
1949–1954 Hampshire
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 109
Runs scored 1,679
Batting average 12.25
100s/50s 1/3
Top score 109*
Balls bowled 15,229
Wickets 185
Bowling average 35.02
5 wickets in innings 5
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 6/28
Catches/stumpings 70/–
Source: Cricinfo, 23 February 2010

Reginald Arthur Dare (born 26 November 1921 at Blandford Forum, Dorset; died October 1993 at Bournemouth, Dorset) was an English cricketer and footballer. Dare was a right-handed batsman who bowled slow left-arm orthodox.

Cricket career

Dare made his first-class debut for Hampshire against Oxford University in 1949. Dare represented Hampshire in 109 first-class matches from 1949 to 1954, with his final first-class appearance for the county coming against Essex in the 1954 County Championship.

In his 109 first-class matches for the county Dare scored 1,679 runs at a batting average of 12.25, with three half centuries and a single century score of 109* against Worcestershire in 1952. With the ball Dare took 185 wickets at a bowling average of 35.02, with 5 five wicket hauls and best figures of 6/28 against Oxford University in 1950. In the field Dare took 70 catches for Hampshire.

In 1958 Dare joined Buckinghamshire, making his debut in the Minor Counties Championship against Norfolk. Dare played 20 Minor Counties matches for Buckinghamshire, with his final match for the county coming in 1963 against Oxfordshire.

Football career

Dare played football for both Exeter and Southampton.


Dare died in October 1993 at Bournemouth, Dorset.

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