Charles Oakes

Charles Oakes Sussex CCC
Charles Oakes

Charles Oakes, brother of J.Y., was born in 1912 and was an aggressive right-hand batsman and leg-break bowler who played 285 matches between 1935 and 1954.

He scored 10,728 runs including 14 centuries average 25.07 and took 449 wickets at 31.45 runs each including 5 wickets in an innings 16 times. His highest score was 160 and he reached 1,000 runs in a season on five occasions. His best bowling performance was 8 for 147 against Kent at Tonbridge in 1939.

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