Arthur Ernest Pothecary (1 March 1906 – 21 May 1991) was an English cricketer. Pothecary was a left-handed batsman who bowled slow left-arm orthodox spin. Pothecary made his first-class debut for Hampshire County Cricket Club in the 1927 County Championship against Surrey. Early in his career Pothecary was tried by the club as a replacement for the likes of Phil Mead, George Brown, Jack Newman and Alec Kennedy. Early in his career Pothecary showed signs of class, but although a consistent performer, Pothecary's potential was never fully realised.

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  • Arthur Ernest Pothecary (1 March 1906 – 21 May 1991) was an English cricketer. Pothecary was a left-handed batsman who bowled slow left-arm orthodox spin. Pothecary made his first-class debut for Hampshire County Cricket Club in the 1927 County Championship against Surrey. Early in his career Pothecary was tried by the club as a replacement for the likes of Phil Mead, George Brown, Jack Newman and Alec Kennedy. Early in his career Pothecary showed signs of class, but although a consistent performer, Pothecary's potential was never fully realised. Pothecary represented Hampshire in 268 first-class matches from 1927 until the Second World War and played a further three for the county after the war in 1946, with his final appearance for the county coming in 1946 against Sussex at Dean Park Cricket Ground, Bournemouth. In his 271 matches for the county, Pothecary scored 9,447 runs at a batting average of 23.34, with 47 half centuries, 9 centuries and a high score of 130 against the touring New Zealanders in 1937. Pothecary scored over 1,000 runs in a season on four occasions: 1933, 1936, 1937 and 1938. With the ball Pothecary took 52 wickets at a bowling average of 41.14, with best figures of 4/47 which came on debut against Surrey; Pothecary's wickets included Jack Hobbs, Andy Sandham, Alfred Jeacocke and Tom Shepherd. In the field Pothecary took 147 catches for Hampshire, fielding mostly at cover point. (en)
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  • Arthur Ernest Pothecary (1 March 1906 – 21 May 1991) was an English cricketer. Pothecary was a left-handed batsman who bowled slow left-arm orthodox spin. Pothecary made his first-class debut for Hampshire County Cricket Club in the 1927 County Championship against Surrey. Early in his career Pothecary was tried by the club as a replacement for the likes of Phil Mead, George Brown, Jack Newman and Alec Kennedy. Early in his career Pothecary showed signs of class, but although a consistent performer, Pothecary's potential was never fully realised. (en)
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